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Product safety - NT.GOV.AU

Find out where to get information about product safety and recalls.

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Your child's safety

Your child's safety is in your hands from buying cots, prams, strollers, car seat, toys and nightclothes to hot water safety and child-resistant packaging.

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Radiation Health - Legislation, standards and information

Radiation Health administers Queensland's Radiation Safety Act 1999 and the Radiation Safety Regulation 2010. The objective of the Act is to protect persons from health risks associated with exposure to particular sources of ionising radiation and harmful non-ionising radiation, and to protect the environment from being adversely affected by exposure to radiation.

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Medicine and poisons safety in the home

Reliable and trusted advice about the importance of child-resistant packaging, how to reduce the risk of poisoning and what to do if your child swallows a poison.

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Guide to prams and strollers

Here is practical and trusted advice on the do's and dont's of buying a pram or stroller and Australian safety standards.

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Permeate everything you need to know about milk standardisation | Nutrition Australia

Source: Dairy Australia Milk is a highly nutritious, safe and natural food. Consumers today can choose from a wide array of different products including no fat, low fat or calcium enriched milk.

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When is child-resistant packaging not child resistant? | Issue 6 | Volume 36 | Australian Prescriber | Australian Prescriber

A six-year-old boy presented to hospital after accessing his fathers lithium tablets. It was unclear how many tablets were in the container and whether the...

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ARPANSA - Radiation Protection Series No. 1

RPS No. 1 was originally published by the NHMRC and NOHSC in 1995 and Publication No. 39 in the Radiation Health Series.

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Generic Medicines and Branded Medicines | myVMC

Generic medication and branded medication: Abranded drug is the original product that has undergone and passed the rigorous tests and evaluations involved in developing a pharmaceutical product. A generic drug is a copy of the original branded product.

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About alerts | Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA)

The TGA issues alerts to advise consumers, health professionals and industry about new safety information regarding therapeutic products.

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