Consumer Goods (Motor Vehicle Recovery Straps) Safety Standard 2017 - Western Australia


You are required to follow this standard if you manufacture or supply motor vehicle recovery straps. This standard protects consumers by ensuring that motor vehicle recovery straps are accompanied by information about instructions on use and warning labels. This standard details the types of information and warning labels that manufacturers or suppliers must ensure are included on this product.

This standard comes with a 2 year transition period ending on 1 December 2019. During this transition period if motor vehicle recovery straps do not comply with this standard, they must comply with Trade Practices (Consumer Product Safety Standard) (Motor Vehicle Recovery Straps) Regulations 2010.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Fair Trading Act 2010 WA

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Consumer Protection

Contact details

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Consumer Protection

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Operating address: Level 2
140 William Street
Perth, Western Australia 6001
Mailing address: Locked Bag 14
Cloisters Square PO
Western Australia 6850
Phone: 1300 304 054
Phone: 08 9282 0777
Fax: 08 9282 0850
Website: Consumer Protection (Opens in new window)