PainsWessex Red Parachute Rocket, type "A", T.C., SOLAS
USAGE & TRAINING
When to Use
A day or night long-range distress signal. 12 should be carried on the ship’s bridge and 4 are required in ship’s Lifeboats and Liferafts, also suitable for use in other commercial and recreational boats. To Use: Remove red end cap. Hold firmly, vertically above head at arms length. Turn head away and pull toggle. Rocket is ejected instantaneously with a loud report and slight recoil. Be careful not to direct towards people or property.
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 accordance with local regulations.