Consumer Fireworks




Consumer fireworks are fireworks devices that can be sold to the general public in the United States.  They were formerly known was "Class C Fireworks" but are now classified as "1.4G Fireworks".  

Consumer fireworks include fountains, repeating aerial devices, rockets, shells and mines, novelties, sparklers, spinners, helicopters, and revolving wheels.

If you're new to consumer fireworks, want to learn some tips about using them, or just want to learn more about how they work, then the pages below will help you.

Types of Consumer Fireworks - general description of each type of device, what it does, and the typical price

How to use - learn how to safely use each type of firework, including where to find the fuse and how to brace each item

How Consumer Fireworks Work - learn what makes these fireworks function.  Includes lots of detailed cross-section illustrations!





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The information on this site is for educational purposes only.  The diagrams and procedures on this web site are simply to show the viewer how fireworks function and how they should be used properly.   Viewers are cautioned that they must form their own opinion as to the application of anything found on this web site.  Fireworks are hazardous devices that must be handled with care and used with common sense to avoid injury.  The author of Pyro Universe does not advocate the use of fireworks for illegal, unsafe, disruptive, or destructive purposes.  By reading the pages of Pyro Universe, you acknowledge that the author takes no responsibility for personal injuries, damage, or legal trouble caused by fireworks or the application of any of the materials presented at this site.  The reader is solely responsible for observing his/her local laws before using fireworks or applying the information presented at this site.