What are Category 2 and 3 fireworks?

Category F2 fireworks are fireworks which present a low hazard and low noise level and which are intended for outdoor use in confined areas. 3. Category F3 fireworks are fireworks which present a medium hazard, which are intended for outdoor use in large open areas and whose noise level is not harmful to human health.

What are Category 2 and 3 fireworks?

Category F2 fireworks are fireworks which present a low hazard and low noise level and which are intended for outdoor use in confined areas. 3. Category F3 fireworks are fireworks which present a medium hazard, which are intended for outdoor use in large open areas and whose noise level is not harmful to human health.

What are F1 fireworks?

What is a Category F1 firework? A category F1 firework is one which presents a very low hazard and negligible noise level and which is intended for use in confined areas, including indoors.

What’s the difference between 1.3 and 1.4 fireworks?

The classifications of 1.3G and 1.4G denote the “hazard” of the firework for storage purposes. 1.3G is more hazardous than 1.4G. 1.3G is therefore generally seen as more the powerful consumer firework. Not to be confused with the category of the firework (Category F2 or Category F3).

What is a category 4 firework?

Category 4 (“professional”) fireworks are for sale only to fireworks professionals. They have no restrictions, and this is the default category for any firework which has not been tested to confirm that it should be in one of the lower categories.

What are F2 fireworks?

Category F2 fireworks present a low hazard and low noise level and are intended for outdoor use in confined areas. Category F3 fireworks present a medium hazard, are intended for outdoor use in large open areas and have a noise level that is not harmful to human health.

Can I buy Category 4 fireworks?

Professional fireworks Category 4 (“professional”) fireworks are for sale only to fireworks professionals. They have no restrictions, and this is the default category for any firework which has not been tested to confirm that it should be in one of the lower categories.

What are the four categories of fireworks?

Information About the Different Types of Fireworks

  • Rocket. The most commonly known type of firework, when launched into the air the Rocket can climb to an enormous height.
  • Roman Candle.
  • Fountain.
  • Catherine Wheel.
  • Mine.
  • Cake.
  • Barrage.
  • Sparklers.

What are professional fireworks called?

Display Fireworks (formerly known as “Class B” Fireworks) – Also known as 1.3G Fireworks. These are the fireworks used in large community displays run by licensed professionals (pyrotechnicians).

Is it illegal to set fireworks off?

For the majority of the year, it is illegal to set off fireworks (including sparklers) between 11pm and 7am. However, for Bonfire Night the curfew is extended to midnight and for New Year’s Eve, Diwali and Chinese New Year the cut off is 1am.

What are the biggest fireworks you can buy?

The biggest shell available in 1.4G consumer class fireworks is a 3 inch shell. These shells are pre-loaded in the mortar tube and are usually sold as single shot tubes or in 9 shot racks. Three inch shells produce huge bursts that are nearly as impressive as some professional display fireworks.

What are F1 F2 F3 fireworks?

Consumer fireworks are categorised as Category F1, F2 or F3. Category F1 fireworks are indoor or close proximity fireworks with minimal safety distances (e.g. 1m). Category F2 fireworks are outdoor fireworks with spectator safety distances of at least 8m. Category F3 fireworks are outdoor fireworks with spectator safety distances of at least 25m.

What are the different types of fireworks classifications?

However, there are two main categories of U.S. fireworks classifications that nearly all of the fireworks you will come into contact with are classified under. These categories are known as the 1.3G fireworks classification and 1.4G fireworks classification, respectively.

What is the difference between category F3 and CE fireworks?

So in general terms, the more powerful a firework, the more likely it is to be Category F3 and require a greater safety distance. Some restrictions under CE apply to all fireworks, for example an upper noise limit of 120dB.

How dangerous are Category F4 fireworks?

Most Category F4 fireworks do not have an explicit safety distance since it is down to the display operator to correctly set up and use them; many do not even have a delay fuse as they are intended to be electrically fired. Often called “industrial fireworks” by the press, Category F4 fireworks would clearly be very dangerous in untrained hands.