We Proudly Accept

Welcome to Firehouse Personal Safety Products!

My Cart:

0 item(s) - $0.00
You have no items in your shopping cart.

0

Key Chain Pepper Sprays

How does pepper spray work?

The product in OC or pepper spray is an oil extracted from hot chili peppers, such as habaneros and jalapeno peppers. The active ingredient, oleoresin capsicum, OC, is an inflammatory and lacramatory agent. It causes pain, tearing, and swelling of the eyes and mucous membranes of the upper respiratory tract. It may cause temporary blindness.

The goal is to disable your attacker to give you a chance to run away to safety.

Can pepper spray make you go blind?

In a study done on police officers, the following conclusion was made:

Although OC causes immediate changes in mechanical and chemical sensitivity that may persist for a week, a single exposure to OC appears harmless to corneal tissues. It can be concluded that single exposure of human eyes to OC is relatively harmless to the cornea and conjunctiva.

Attributed to:

Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science

Does pepper spray cause permanent damage?

As stated in the previous answer, a single exposure to OC or pepper spray will not make you go blind or cause permanent damage. However, it is unknown if repeated exposure is potentially be harmful.

Save

Save

Save

Save

Items 1 to 9 of 44 total

Page:
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5

Grid  List 

Items 1 to 9 of 44 total

Page:
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5

Grid  List