Beekeeping Supplies Australia Pty Ltd — Battery Operated Bee Smoker

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Product description

Battery operated smoker used to smoke bees in beekeeping
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Photograph of battery operated bee smoker, close-up showing handle and insulating shield
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Photograph of battery operated bee smoker - bottom view, close-up

Reasons the product is recalled

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

The hazards to consumers

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

What consumers should 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

Dates available for sale


Responsible regulator

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

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