Beekeeping Supplies Australia Pty Ltd — Battery Operated Bee Smoker

Photograph of Battery operate bee smoker  - side view
Photograph of battery operated bee smoker, close-up showing handle and insulating shield
Photograph of battery operated bee smoker - top view
Photograph of battery operated bee smoker - bottom view, close-up

What are the defects?

The battery-operated smoker has a small heat shield between the handle and smoker barrel. The heat shield contains white (chrysotile) asbestos.

What are the hazards?

Breathing in asbestos fibres can cause a range of serious medical conditions, including asbestosis, lung cancer and mesothelioma.

What should consumers do?

If you have one of these battery-operated bee smokers, cease using the product immediately and wrap it in sturdy plastic or seal in a sturdy plastic bag.

Contact Beekeeping Supplies Australia to arrange return of the product for a full refund or replacement product. If you are unable to return product locally, please contact Beekeeping Supplies Australia to discuss options for disposing of the product.

Beekeeping Supplies Australia can be contacted on 07 3879 5541.

Traders who sold this product

Beekeeping Supplies Australia Pty Ltd

Where the product was sold
New South Wales
Queensland
Dates available for sale
  • 1 June 2018 - 1 November 2018

Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission