Consumer Goods (Swimming and Flotation Aids) Safety Standard 2017 - Western Australia


You are required to comply with this standard if you are the manufacturer or supplier of swimming and flotation aids made for children under 14 years old. Swimming and flotation aids are designed to help children gain confidence in the water, or assist them in floating. These aids may include:

  • armbands
  • attached rings
  • seats
  • swimming vests.

This mandatory standard excludes:

  • unattached flotation devices
  • flotation toys
  • flotation devices for boating and other recreational water activities
  • an article designed for therapeutic use or use by disabled persons.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Fair Trading Act 2010 Western Australia

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)