Document And Entity Information
6 Months Ended
Apr. 01, 2012
Document And Entity Information [Abstract]  
Document Type 10-Q
Amendment Flag false
Document Period End Date Apr. 01, 2012
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2012
Entity Registrant Name Spectrum Brands, Inc.
Entity Central Index Key 0001028985
Current Fiscal Year End Date --09-30
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding 0