A component of the Parking Leg, “the gasket”, has tested positive to containing “Chrysotile Asbestos” (Asbestos).
If the gasket is disturbed, asbestos fibres may be released despite being coated in grease.
If asbestos fibres are released into the air and breathed in, they can cause asbestosis, lung cancer and mesothelioma.
What to do...
Contact Trail Com (AutoPacific) to organise a replacement.
If you use the Parking Leg prior to the remedy; exercise caution, use only for its normal function. Do not to disturb or disassemble the casing.
Sold at Repco, Supercheap Auto and other automotive, towing and trailer accessory suppliers from April 2012 to May 2020
Trojan Electric Parking Leg fitted to trailers (sold as an aftermarket part)
NZ Part Number: T307013