Butane Hash Oil



Request detail: 

A recent news article (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-36988316 and https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-36985807) reported on the number of incidents involving butane hash oil (BHO) – also known as “honey oil”, “dabs” or “shatter” – which have led to callouts due to fires, explosions etc.

Within this context, for each of the last five financial years (including 2018/19):

How many incidents/callouts have been linked with BHO production?
How many (a) fatalities and (b) did these incidents result in?

Please let me know if any clarification is needed ASAP, or whether I need to narrow the scope of the request

Response detail: 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request.

Following the search of SFRS records from the last five financial years there is no recorded incidents or casualties related to butane hash oil (BHO).

Information Released: 



Tuesday, 16 October, 2018


Friday, 2 November, 2018