Plastimo

Parachute red rocket - Comet

Ref: 61716

Long range distress signalling, from a ship's bridge, lifeboats and liferafts.
Instantly projects the payload to a height of 300 m.

The parachute suspended red rocket is ejected and burns for 40 sec. at 30.000 candela.
Pull-wire ignition system.

WARNING :

Distress signals and flares are safety products : they must be used with the utmost care and only in an emergency at sea.
Always point signals and flares outboard/downwind. Do not point at people. Do not use if damaged or dented. Do not use after expiry date.

Store in a dry place, easily accessible and away from source of heat.
Read instructions carefully before use.
All instructions for flares and distress signals are in English.

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Features

Distress signals and flares must be used with safety precautions :
  • Wear protection gloves before you pull the ignition system
  • Never point a distress flare at a person
  • Hold the flare downwind at arm's length above the water
  • Do not look at the burning flare, turn your head
  • When burning is over, put it in a bucket of water to cool down. Keep it on board until you bring it back to a bespoke collection station.
  • Never use a flare that has past its expiry date.

Plastimo tips & tricks

Safe disposal of marine distress signals and flares

Plastimo is committed to preserving the health and safety of people as well as the environment.
Time expired or used marine pyrotechnics must be disposed of in strict compliance with local regulations.

Plastimo recommends that you contact your local council or maritime rescue co-ordination centre, to be informed of the rules in force locally and the disposal facilities available.