Parachute Rocket Red
Product Code: 9163100 IMPA No. 331361
MED + SOLAS. Approved distress signalling parachute rocket
Long range, day and night distress signalling rocket. Designed to withstand exceptional environmental exposure and to perform reliably even after immersion in water. Features improved grip for easy handling and conforms to SOLAS 74/88 as amended. Rocket propels a red flare attached to a parachute to 300m and burns for 40 seconds. SOLAS requires that 12 rockets are carried on Ships Bridge and 4 rockets are fitted in liferafts and lifeboats. Also used by leisure craft.
Length 295mm (11.6")
Diameter 32mm (1.3")
Diameter at Handle 38mm (1.5")
Weight 270g (9.5 oz)
Altitude 300m (984 ft)
Net Explosive Content 84g (3.0 oz)
Light Colour Red
Light Burn Time (Min.) 40 Seconds
When To Use
For use in day and night long range distress signal situations. To fire: Unscrew red end cap. Hold securely at arms length, vertically above head, turn head away and pull toggle. Rocket is ejected instantaneously with a loud report and slight recoil. Ensure that rocket is not aimed at people or property.
Storage Requirements
Ideally should be stored in the robust, specially designed polybottle, or in a dry, easily accessed location at ambient temperature.
Hazardous item! Dispose of responsibly through approved channels in
Type Metal Tin and Fibreboard Box
Maximum Quantity Per Pack 60
Pack Dimensions 48 x 27 x 37 cm
Estimated Gross Weight 16.5 kg
Estimated Net Weight 14.1 kg
Net Explosive Content Per Pack 5.04 kg
Hazard Class 1.4G
UN Number UN0505: Signals, distress, ship
Transport Method Road, Sea or Cargo Aircraft Only

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