With crime being more present than ever, it always pays off to protect yourself. Although there are police officers and others out there to uphold the law, you never know when something may happen and they aren’t around. To protect yourself, there a several products and forms of protection you can get. Among the many products available to you is something called pepper spray, which is one of the more common forms of self protection.
Personal protection items such as pepper spray will work much better and yield the most power, when you have the utmost confidence in yourself. When you have belief in yourself, you will trust your instincts, pay attention to what is going on around you, believe in your natural ability to defend yourself and show people that you will defend yourself.
Although personal protection items are great to have, you need to have believe in yourself in order to use them properly. Protecting yourself is simply something you must do these days, Over the years personal protection items have become a way of life and pepper spray is among one of the more popular and best forms of protection.
When used properly, pepper spray can prevent humans from acting quickly and safely. It is also useful against dogs as well.
The active ingredient in pepper spray is oc, (oleoresin capsicum). The spray comes in 10% or 15%. With a heat rating of 2 million. OC is non-toxic, non-flammable and comes from the well known cayenne peppers.
When used as a spray, OC acts as an inflammatory agent, causing immediately dilation of the eyes, nose, throat, and lungs, resulting in constricted breathing and temporary blindness. Although the results do not lead to death, the victim will feel as if they are dying.
The use of pepper spray is legal, although there are certain rules and restrictions that you must follow. As you know, you cannot carry pepper spray or any other form of self defense on an airplane. There are also some states that will prevent the use of pepper spray. To be on the safe side, always check your local state laws before you purchase any form of self protection such as pepper spray. We have these restrictions on our website.
As you are out and about, pepper spray is easy to hide. Women generally keep it in their purse. If you decide to keep it in your purse, make sure it is easy to get to, not buried in the bottom of your purse. You an also carry it in a pocket or in a coat. Some pepper sprays can be attached to your keychain. You want to be sure that you can get to it in a moments notice. An attack can happen in seconds, which is why you want to be able to act quickly.
All in all, pepper spray is a great self defense product. It can also be a dangerous product if not used properly.
Dedicated to your Peace of Mind and Real Security,
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