Firework Safety

Follow the Firework Code

  • You must be over 18 to buy fireworks and sparklers.
  • Only buy fireworks marked with either BS7114, BS EN 14035 or BS EN 15497.
  • Follow the instructions on each firework.
  • Don’t drink alcohol if setting off fireworks.
  • Keep fireworks in a closed tin or box.
  • Light them at arm’s length using a taper.
  • Stand well back.
  • Never go back to a lit firework.
  • Never put fireworks in your pocket.
  • Never throw fireworks.
  • Always supervise children around fireworks.
  • Light sparklers one at a time and wear gloves.
  • Never give sparklers to a child under five. Ensure that children wear gloves when handling sparklers.
  • Keep pets indoors.
  • It is illegal for anyone under 18 to possess fireworks in a public place.

Additional Safety Information

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British Standards

All fireworks offered for sale by Cosmic Fireworks are tested to comply with either BS7114 or BS EN 15497, as appropriate.

Please Note

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