Beekeeping Supplies Australia Pty Ltd — Battery Operated Bee Smoker
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.
Article originally appeared at https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/beekeeping-supplies-australia-pty-ltd-battery-operated-bee-smoker