Having spoken with Thorne’s this morning, the important thing to note is that the bellows are smooth leather and not the rough type.
Product Recall: Large Stainless-Steel Beehive Smoker (2308-0055)
Product Recall for Large Stainless-Steel Beehive Smoker presenting a health risk.
18 August 2023
18 August 2023
Product: Large Stainless-Steel Beehive Smoker
Hazard: The product may contain a small amount of chrysotile asbestos which presents a health risk.
Corrective action: The product has been recalled from end users.
Hobby / sports equipment – Handheld Beehive Smoker
XM9916, M5002 or XM5002
Country of Origin
Large stainless steel handheld smoker used in bee keeping supplied with a light grey leather bellow
Product Report and Image
The product may contain a small amount of chrysotile asbestos which presents a health risk. If you have got asbestos fibres on your skin and clothes do not shake or brush the fibres off as this will make them airborne and prone to being inhaled. Remove all visible dust and fibres from the body, clothing and footwear by wet wiping with a damp cloth using a gentle patting action.
For further information on the risks presented by asbestos and safety advice, please access the following gov.ukpage: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/asbestos-properties-incident-management-and-toxicology/asbestos-general-information
The product does not meet the requirements of the General Product Safety Regulations 2005.
Recall of the product from end users. For more information, please see: https://www.thorne.co.uk/Product-recall/
PSD case number: 2308-0055
Notified by: Local Authority Trading Standards
Published 18 August 2023