Your security and the security of your loved ones is vitally
important! When thinking about personal safety, there are many
choices available and Mace defensive spray is one of them. Many
people are not sure about the differences in personal security
products and what their uses might be appropriate for. This guide
can briefly help you decide if it is appropriate for your safety
What is mace defensive spray?
Mace defensive spray is a type of pepper spray
dispensed under pressure, like from a can. Like the word elevator,
Mace is actually a brand name but it has become the word people use
as a general term for many defensive products that come in a can, or
as a gas, or foam. Unlike tear gas, which is an irritant that can
cause stinging, watery eyes, Mace is a defensive pepper spray, which
is an inflammatory, causing restricted breathing and a severe
burning sensation in the eyes. It is developed from the same
substance that makes hot peppers hot. In fact, it’s millions of
times hotter than a jalapeno pepper! On the Scoville Hotness Scale
(a measurement used to compare the hotness of things like peppers),
a jalapeno is 25000 units while Mace defensive spray can be as hot
as 2 million units! That’s hot… and you can be sure it’s effective!
When should mace defensive spray be used?
Mace defensive spray is an excellent way to
stop a number of different kinds of attacks. You can use it on large
crowds or against single attackers, and you can use it to keep
animals at bay. It should be used when you want real stopping power
since it cannot be washed off with soap and water and it will leave
your attacker gasping for breath and less likely to give chase if
you run away.
Is it legal?
It is legal in all states, although some states
restrict the use or types you can use. Check with local authorities.
Your personal safety
Your personal safety and the safety of your
loved ones should be of the highest concern to you. Having access to
appropriate personal defense strategies, like mace defensive spray,
will help keep you safe from harm.
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