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Pepper Spray 

Send an attacker to their knees without killing them. Guns are a controversial way of defending yourself, making some people more comfortable carrying a cartridge of pepper spray to protect themself. Even those who carry guns may not be able to carry their guns into a particular building or location, or maybe they just don’t want to, making pepper spray a perfect alternative for when you are in danger.

Pepper spray in the Strongman Security online store is designed to fit in your pocket, purse or bag. This ensures that you won’t have any problems carrying the pepper spray around, and you can also be discrete about it. Sure, you may want an attacker to know that you have pepper spray on you, but it becomes a pain if the pepper spray gets in the way of your everyday life.

The best pepper spray canisters provide easy access, while not getting in the way of your regular life. Browse through the Strongman Security online store to understand you pepper spray options and choose from a wide selection of pepper sprays. The pepper sprays come in different colors for varying personalities.

The pepper spray canisters also come in different shapes and sizes to help you find the most suitable option for your own lifestyle. Most of the pepper spray options include velcro or other latches to attach the canisters onto your clothing or bags. This gives you easy access to the pepper spray in case someone assaults you.

Contact Strongman Security if you have any questions about pepper spray or would like to learn more about your state’s regulations on mace. Many people find pepper spray more humane and mobile than guns or other lethal forms of protection, but it is important to remember that even pepper spray is regulated by some states. Understand the law before you ever spray someone in the face with pepper spray.


ALABAMA:  law only involves the criminal use of a noxious substance.

ALASKA:  Legal with restrictions.  prohibits the sale of a defensive weapon to a person under 18 years of age. Such a defensive weapon cannot be possessed in a school without permission of certain school authorities, unless the person is 21 years of age or older.

ARIZONA:  Legal.  There is nothing that appears to regulate or prohibit the lawful use.  

ARKANSAS:  Legal with restrictions.   It is legal to possess  a small container  but the capacity  shall not exceed  (150cc)   (including 4 oz canister not 1 lb) There is also a specific prohibition against using and spray against the law enforcement officer.  

CALIFORNIA:  Legal with restrictions. any person may purchase, possess or use.  The restrictions include  selling to a minor, and a provision limiting the size to 2.5 ounces by weight.   The misuse in California comes with state penalties of up to a $1000 fine and/or up to three years in prison, not to mention a possible felony conviction on record. Some examples of misuse include;  spraying on people in anger,  as a joke, possession of by prohibited persons; minors, drug addicts or persons convicted of felonies.   To be legally purchased, possessed or used in California, any canister must have a label that says "WARNING: The use of this substance or device for any purpose other than self-defense is a crime under the law. The contents are dangerous--use with care." The maximum legal net weight for a canister is 2.5 ounces, or 70 grams of OC, CS or CN. CR is not legal for civilian use.



DELAWARE:  Legal with restrictions.   defines disabling chemical spray   However, the only prohibitions  are restricting their possession by minors, and increasing the penalty for criminal use of the sprays.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  Legal with restrictions.   lawful if used or possessed by a person 18 or over in the exercise of reasonable force in defense of the person or the person's property only if it is propelled from an aerosol container, labeled with or accompanied by clearly written instructions as to its use, and dated to indicate its anticipated useful life. The buyer must complete a registration form, and the vendor must forward the form to the Metropolitan Police Department.  

FLORIDA:  Legal. They are defined as a device carried solely for purposes of lawful self-defense that is compact in size, designed to be carried on or about the person, and contains not more than two ounces of chemicals.  It is an expressly prohibited to use Pepper Spray against  a law enforcement officer.  

GEORGIA:  Legal.

HAWAII:  Legal with restrictions.  Only OC products are legal for use by or sale to persons 18 and over.  There is a ounce size restriction and there are licensing requirements.

IDAHO:  Legal.

ILLINOIS:  Legal with restrictions.  The use of Pepper Spray is legal for carrying by a person 18 years of age or older. Special ordinance in the City of Chicago    (a) No person shall use any device to discharge a noxious gas or liquid in an enclosed room in any Class C-1 or Class C-2 Assembly Unit, as defined in Chapter 13-56 of this Code, or in an enclosed room in any restaurant, bar or tavern that is a Class F Assembly Unit as defined in that chapter, if more than 20 persons are present in that room, unless the person is a peace officer, as defined in Section 8-20-30* of this Code, engaged in law enforcement activity. As used in this section, gas or liquid means mace, pepper spray or any other substance that is intended or designed to cause irritation to the eyes, nose or mouth, or to cause nausea.

INDIANA:  Legal.

IOWA:  Legal.

KANSAS:  Legal.



MAINE: Legal.  The criminal use of chemical mace or a similar substance is a violation of the law.  The use of such a substance in defending one's person or property is authorized.  

MARYLAND:  Legal.  Allows any person to carry as a reasonable precaution against  danger.  

MASSACHUSETTS:  Legal with restrictions.  a license is required.  Therefore, the unlicensed sale is illegal in Massachusetts.  Massachusetts residents may only purchased from licensed Firearms Dealers in that state.  The licensing authority is the local chief of police or other persons authorized by the locality.  If you live in or plan on visiting Massachusetts and you want to carry pepper spray legally, their pepper spray law says you must get a FID (Firearms Identification Card). All you do is go to your local Massachusetts police station, show two forms of ID, fill out a form, pay $2, and wait a week. When you get your FID, keep it on your person (and of course, to make the FID useful, keep your pepper spray on your person as well).

MICHIGAN:  Legal with restrictions.  Michigan law contains size restrictions (no more than 35 grams of CS  or no more than 2% OC [different companies can sell different concentrations]), and no combinations of CS and OC.  There is a prohibition on sales to minors.  

MINNESOTA:  Legal. The use of a  is permitted in the exercise of reasonable force of the person or the person's property only if it is propelled from an aerosol container, labeled with or accompanied by clearly written instructions as to its use, and dated to indicate its anticipated useful life. The law here gives the right of localities to decide of its legality.    


MISSOURI:  Legal.  It  allows the use or possession of a device that ejects a temporary incapacitating substance.  

MONTANA:  Legal.


NEVADA:  Legal with restrictions.  Nevada law prohibits possession  by minors or felons.  For use by adults with no more than 2 fluid ounces in the form of an aerosol spray designed for your protection.



NEW JERSEY:  Legal with restrictions.  Any non-felon 18 or over may possess for your protection one pocket-sized device which contains and releases not more than three-quarters of an ounce of chemical substance not  capable of lethal use or of inflicting serious bodily injury, but rather is intended to produce temporary physical discomfort or disability through being vaporized or otherwise dispensed in the air.

NEW YORK:  Legal with restrictions.  The possession  by persons who are not felons or who have not been convicted of an assault, 18 or over for the protection of person or property and its otherwise lawful use is legal.  The definition is a pocket sized spray device which contains and releases a chemical or organic substance which is intended to produce temporary physical discomfort or disability through being vaporized or otherwise dispensed in the air. There are certain labeling requirements.  Sales require both a seller's license and the completion by a purchaser of a registration form. New York residents may only purchase  from licensed Firearms Dealers or licensed Pharmacists in that state.  No more than two sprays may be sold at any one time to a single purchaser.  

NORTH CAROLINA:  Legal with restrictions.  Possession and use  is lawful for non felons so long as the device does not exceed  (150cc)


OHIO:  Legal.


OREGON:  Legal.

PENNSYLVANIA:  Legal. Chemical mace is specifically excluded from the definition of weapons.  There appears to be no regulation or restriction on their lawful use.  

RHODE ISLAND:  Legal w/restrictions.  Any person eighteen (18) years of age or over may carry on his or her person and use, unless otherwise prohibited by law, any non-lethal noxious substance or liquid for his protection or the protection of others.

SOUTH CAROLINA:  Legal w/restrictions.  It is lawful to possess a container not exceeding fifty cubic centimeters (50cc)  



TEXAS:  Legal. It is permissible to possess a �small chemical dispenser sold commercially for personal protection.

UTAH:  Legal.

VERMONT:  Legal.


WASHINGTON STATE:  Legal with restrictions.  authorizes the sale and use of Pepper Spray.  There is an age restriction to persons age 18 and older, or 14 with a parent or guardian's permission.


WISCONSIN:  Legal with restrictions.   UV Dye or combination sprays are not permissible. A device or container that contains a combination of oleoresin of capsicum and inert ingredients is 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 is authorized. Further, the product can not be camouflaged, and must be  designed to prevent accidental discharge. In addition there are certain labeling requirements..  New Product we sell is 10%  The Tornado

WYOMING:  Legal.