Pepper Spray State Laws and Restrictions

Pepper Spray is legal in all 50 states, however a number of cities and states have restrictions on sizes, strengths, etc.. If you have a question, it is wise to check with your local city or state attorneys office.

 

 

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Pepper Spray State Laws and Restrictions

Below are pepper spray laws and restrictions that we are aware of. You should check locally if you believe pepper sprays may be restricted in your area.

Peppershot Pepper Spray States Where Pepper Sprays are Restricted

We cannot ship to these states. If an order is placed your order will be cancelled.

New York: New York residents may only purchase defense sprays from licensed Firearms Dealers or licensed Pharmacists in that state.

Massachusetts: Massachusetts residents may only purchase defense sprays from licensed Firearms Dealers in that state.

States Where Pepper Sprays Have Some Restrictions

Michigan: Pepper spray must not be more than 10% and can be used for self defense. “The reasonable use of a self-defense spray or foam device containing not more than 10% oleoresin capsicum by a person in the protection of a person or property under circumstances that would justify the person’s use of physical force. The Canister size is  restricted to  35grams approx. 1.2oz.

Wisconsin:  Tear gas is  not permissible.  By regulation, OC products with a maximum OC  concentration of 10% and weight range of oleoresin of capsicum and inert  ingredients of 15-60 grams are authorized.   This is 1/2 oz. and 2 oz. spray. Further, the product cannot be camouflaged, and must have a safety  feature designed to prevent accidental discharge.  The units may not have an effective range of  over 20 feet and must have an effective range of six feet.  In addition there are certain labeling and  packaging requirements: must state cannot sell to anyone under 18 and the phone number of the manufacturer has to be on the label.  The units must  also be sold in sealed tamper-proof packages.

IMPORTANT:

Pepper Spray is legal in all 50 states, however a number of cities and states have restrictions on sizes, strengths,  etc.. If you have a question, it is wise to check with your local city or state attorneys office. Defense sprays should only be purchased by those 18  years of age or older. The above list may not be totally accurate or complete and Stun Guns unlimited accepts no responsibility for its accuracy or completeness.

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