Pepper Spray & Mace
Pepper Spray is a very effective, non-lethal and humane self-defense weapon for men, women, college students, and law enforcement personnel.
Pepper Spray is a very effective, non-lethal and humane self defense product for men, women, college students, and law enforcement personel. Pepper spray is small, cheap, convenient, takes no special technique to use, and can bring the biggest of attackers to their knees.. Pepper Spray, OC spray, MACE® and Tear Gas come in many different styles and strengths, from concealed pepper spray, to police pepper spray and animal repellents. Wildfire pepper spray is currently the hottest pepper spray on the market. (Some states such as NY, MA, MI, and WI have restrictions on the type of pepper spray you can carry. Please see Pepper Spray Laws for more information).
Frequently Asked Questions about Pepper Spray
1- What is the hottest or strongest pepper spray you carry?
Currently, the hottest or strongest pepper spray on the market is Wildfire Pepper Spray. It is rated at over 3 Million Scoville Heat Units (SHU).
2- What are the effects of pepper spray?
Pepper spray is an inflammatory which causes the eyes to slam shut on contact, difficulty breathing, coughing, runny nose and severe tearing.
3- How long is the duration of the effects of pepper spray?
Typically, the effects of pepper spray last 30-45 minutes, which varies depending on the strength of the pepper sprayformula. Deminished effects can last for several hours.
4- What is the active ingredient of pepper spray?
The active ingredient of pepper spray is OC (Oleoresin Capsicum), a derivative of hot cayenne peppers.
5- How much pepper spray does it take to take down an attacker?
A one-second burst of pepper spray is usually enough to incapacitate an attacker.
6- Is their a difference between pepper spray and mace?
Years ago mace and pepper spray were very different. The original mace was taken off the market 15 years ago. Many service men and women were injured in the line of duty. Today mace is a very popular brand name of pepper spray products. Some of the mace sprays contain small amounts of tear gas combined with pepper spray.
For more pepper spray information, please see Consumer Basics of Pepper Spray and Mace