Document And Entity Information (USD $)
12 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2014
Nov. 19, 2014
Mar. 30, 2014
Document And Entity Information [Abstract]      
Document Type 10-K    
Amendment Flag false    
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2014    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2014    
Entity Registrant Name Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc.    
Entity Central Index Key 0001487730    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --09-30    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Public Float     $ 1,625,023,395
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   52,671,108