Product Safety Data Sheet - EG18 Smoke

Pyrotechnic device for outdoor use only by persons of 18 years of age or over

General Information

  • Simulation device
  • Category P1
  • Diameter: 55 ±5mm
  • Length: 112 ±5mm
  • Net Explosive Content (NEC/NEQ): 100 ±20g
  • Total Weight (GW): 250 ±30g
  • Ignition Type = Wire Pull®
  • Effect: non-toxic coloured smoke.
  • Smoke Duration: 90s ±20s
  • Manufactured date is shown on packaging.
  • Don’t be a dick with our products.

Smoke output compared to other EG smokes

EG18 Smoke output

Colours and Codes

White = EG18AW; Yellow = EG18AY; Blue = EG18AB; Green = EG18AG; Red = EG18AR; Purple = EG18AP; Orange = EG18AO; Black = EG18ABk; Pink = EG18APk.

Safety Information and Instructions

  • Safety distance = 2m
  • For outdoor use only, do not use indoors.
  • Do Not supply to persons under 18 years of age.
  • Always use Gloves and Eye protection.
  • Do Not carry in pockets, use EG approved pouch.
  • Avoid inhalation of smoke.
  • Do Not use in confined spaces or places where others cannot easily leave the smoke area.
  • Do Not hold while device produces smoke.
  • Do Not point at other people.
  • Do Not place on or near flammable materials.

Instructions for Use

WP40 Instructions
  1. Extend wire and metal ring.
  2. Pull ring sideways. Ignite pointing away from yourself and other people.
  3. Hot Gas / Sparks / Ash may be emitted on ignition and / or during effect.
  4. Immediately throw or place the device on the ground adhering to the safety information and warnings.


  • Caution, smoke may stain. Protect clothes and surfaces.
  • Smoke can drift, be careful not to obscure visibility to vehicles and pedestrians.
  • Device gets hot. Wear gloves and wait at least 10 minutes after the smoke has finished before picking it up.
  • The manufacturer will not accept any liability where their pyrotechnics are misused, modified or tampered with.
  • It is illegal to send these devices through the postal system or to take on aeroplanes. Always use an approved courier.
  • Misuse of these products may lead to prosecution.

Hazard information


Pyrotechnic article


KEEP out of reach of children. Read label before use. Heating may cause fire.

Emitted Smoke (blended from the following)

Chemical NameCAS No.EC No.Hazard PictogramSignal WordHazard Number
2-Methylanthraquinone84-54-8201-539-6† Not Hazardous
Quinoline Yellow8003-22-3232-318-2WarningH315,H319,H335
Solvent Green 3128-80-3204-909-5WarningH315,H319,H335
Solvent Violet 1381-48-1201-353-5† Not Hazardous
Disperse Blue 142475-44-7219-602-1WarningH315,H319,H335

† This substance is not classified as a hazardous substance or mixture according to Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008 or as a dangerous according to Directive 67/548/EEC


  • UN Number:   0507 or 0197
  • Proper Shipping Name:   SIGNALS, SMOKE
  • Classification:   1.4S or 1.4G
  • UK Classification Reference(s):   SVC4325950P, SVC4343643P
  • Packaging:   25 or 50 devices / outer carton (max)
1.4G sign
EG18 & EG18X CE Mark


Inhalation:   Excessive inhalation of the smoke produced may cause respiratory irritation and difficulty breathing. Remove victim to fresh air, loosen clothing around airway, keep warm and rest. Seek medical advice/attention if symptoms persist.

Burns:   Burns may occur if product is not used correctly. Always follow the instructions on the product label. Place burnt area under clean cold running water for at least 10 minutes. Keep the affected area clean. For serious burns seek medical attention.


  • Hazard Type for Storage = HT4
  • You may require a storage license/permit to store these products. Consult your local authority.
  • Keep packaging closed when not in use.
  • Store in a secure cool dry place in the original transport packaging.
  • Do not store these products above 50 °C and above 70% humidity.


  • Once cool, used products can be disposed of in normal waste bins.
  • If a product fails to ignite you can either use the original packaging to return to the distributor or place of purchase. Ensure products are secure within the package and package is properly sealed, marked and labelled. Send using an approved courier. Or, submerge device in a bucket of water allowing water to enter the product. Leave soaking for a minimum of 48 hours in a secure area. Dispose of the waste according to local or national regulations.

Manufactured by 3rd Light Ltd, Reading, RG7 4HY, UK.

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