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Varrox Eddy - Battery Powered Vaporiser

Varrox Eddy - Battery Powered Vaporiser

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Product Code: M3081


This new vaporiser comes with a built-in rechargeable battery.

Oxalic acid crystals are efficiently vaporised for the effective treatment against varroa mites.

Compact and easy to move from hive to hive. Saves time when treating multiple hives in an apiary.

Each Varrox Eddy includes

  •     One delivery arm
  •     One battery
  •     One charger
  •     Two metal crucibles
  •     Case and full instructions

Varrox Eddy can be used whenever it is suitable to apply oxalic acid dihydrate.   

-           Ensure that the battery of the Varrox Eddy is fully charged by connecting it to the charger. A full charge will take approx. 4 hours and will be enough power to treat between 10-15 colonies. The battery LED display tells you how much power is left in the battery.

-           Arm the Varrox Eddy by pushing the power button for 3 seconds; the LED light will go green which means the device is ready to treat.

-           Add the required volume of oxalic acid dihydrate crystals to the removable crucible and place in the delivery arm of the Varrox Eddy.

-           Push the Varrox Eddy into the bottom of the hive through the flight opening to the required depth on the delivery arm.

-           Seal the flight opening with cloth to ensure a high efficacy of treatment. Ensure all openings in the hive are closed including the open mesh floor and roof.

-           Push the power button to begin the treatment which should take about 1 minute.

 -           Remove the device from the hive. Ensure the flight opening remains sealed for a further 10 minutes.

 -           Note: after removing the device from the hive, the removable crucible of the device should be dropped into a bucket of water to cool it before the next use.





Standard UK delivery is FREE on all on-line orders over £100 (including VAT) and all telephone and postal orders over £200 (including VAT).  Excluding glass jars, fondant, syrup, some large hives and some pieces of extraction equipment.

Glass Jars are sent at the consignees own risk. We regret neither ourselves or the carrier will take responsibility for breakages.

It's also free for orders of any value if you opt to collect from one of our branches (some items do not apply). This is subject to availability.

There may be an additional carriage charge for some heavy and bulky items to Northern Ireland, the Scottish Highlands and islands, Isle of Man and off-shore islands.

Products may be sent out from multiple locations and therefore may arrive separately, but you won't incur additional delivery charges as a result.

Orders are sent out as quickly as possible but there may be occasional delays during the busy season or if an item is out of stock.  We will contact you if there is expected to be a significant delay with your order. 

Although we try to send out complete orders there will be occasions when some items are out of stock.  In these instances we may send your order in several parts.  You will not incur additional delivery charges as a result.

If you'd like to have items sent to separate UK addresses, please complete a separate order for each address. A separate delivery charge will be made for each address if applicable.


Orders weighing less than 2kg are sent standard 2nd class Royal Mail.  If you would like your order sent 1st class then please contact us for a quote or choose 1st class in the delivery options.

All orders weighing over 2kg are sent via carrier.  We use Parcel Force and FedEx for UK and international parcels.  We may also send large orders via a pallet service.

On receipt of your order, please check the goods thoroughly. Ensure any consignment note from the carrier is clearly marked ‘unexamined’ – deleting the words ‘in good condition’.  We regret we cannot replace any damaged goods unless this has been done.  Shortages and breakages must be advised within 10 days of delivery.

If there is a problem with the carrier, please contact us immediately on 01673 858555 or e-mail sales@thorne.co.uk.  Please do not attempt to contact the carrier as we are able to deal with this more quickly and efficiently.

Carriers may leave parcels in a safe place at our instruction.  If you do have a safe place the parcel can be left or a neighbour that will accept the parcel then please tell us when you place your order.

Orders will be sent to the billing address unless an alternative delivery address is specified.


Queens are sent on a 1st class Royal Mail.  Queens are sent in a travelling cage with several attendants, candy and full introduction instructions.

Our Queens are British Hybrids and are extremely balanced, user friendly bees.  They are all mated but not clipped or marked.


Our bees are sold in a travelling box in a six frame nucleus.  These can be collected from either our head office at Rand, Thornes of Windsor, Thornes of Stockbridge or Thornes of Devon.  Bees are pre-ordered and a non-refundable deposit taken.  We will contact you when your bees are ready for collection.

All our bees are sourced from reputable breeders in England. 

Collection Only

Due to the nature of some of our products, certain items are collection only.  These include Acetic acid and six frame nuclei.

Returns and Refunds

All our products are guaranteed for 12 months.  Konigin extractors have a four year warranty.

Goods may be returned to us for a full refund or exchange within 28 days providing they are undamaged and we receive proof of purchase.  Goods that may have been ordered as a gift can also be exchanged for Thorne vouchers if the product is not required.

Goods can be returned to our head office at Rand or to any of our branches.

We cannot refund or exchange personalised labels unless they have been incorrectly supplied. 

We cannot accept returns or refunds on AVM-GSL medicines (MAQS, Apivar, Apilife Var, Apiguard, Apistan, Api-bioxal, Oxybee).  These medicines can only be refunded if they were sent in error or damaged in transit.

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