Fireworks: when the sale starts

the firecrackers and rockets may only be used in the last three days of the year sold The sale will start on 29. December, in exceptions at 28. December

Fireworks: when the sale starts
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  • firecrackers and rockets may only be used in the last three days of the year sold
  • The sale will start on 29. December, in exceptions at 28. December

this year, this exception is in force as of 29. December is a Sunday. Thus, on 28 may., 30., and 31. December fireworks rockets in the shops to be bought.

fireworks are categorized. So-called Micro-fireworks of category 1, such as Sparklers, can always be sold. The usual new year's eve rockets and batteries fall under category 2. You are allowed to be sold on the three last days of the year, in General, the are 29., 30., and 31. December. One of these days falls on a Sunday, will start the sale on September 28. December. Pyrotechnic articles of categories 3 and 4 may not be sold in the usual retail.

To whom fireworks may be sold

Sold the classic new year's eve POPs category 2 may only be to persons over 18 years. Children and young people under the age of 18 years are allowed to carry these fireworks with you, nor burning. Fireworks of category 1 may already be sold to children from the age of twelve years.

What to look for when the purchase should pay attention to

The Federal Institute for materials research and testing (BAM) encourages the consumers to purchase fireworks only in Germany. In addition, you should buy only tested missiles. It is important to ensure that the packaging of a CE marking with a four digit number (e.g., 0589 BAM) to. Especially new year's eve fireworks from Eastern Europe represent a high potential risk, and should neither be bought nor ignited. For more information about the testing of fireworks, you can find here.

What to consider when Ignite
  • read before the Start of the rocket the user manual
  • Keep enough distance from the firework
  • do not Start you new year's eve rockets out of the Hand
  • on the wind direction and surrounding houses and trees
  • Ignition is not ignited fireworks not again
  • Take into consideration Pets and small children
new year without rockets and firecrackers? This year could be for some people, the new year differently than usually. After all, in many German inner cities, a firecrackers on new year's eve-a ban. In the News-Ticker of FOCUS Online you read all of the new developments relating to this measure – and where the rules apply. Poll stunner: Germany's firecrackers opponents of the ban for the first time in the majority, FOCUS Online/Wochit fireworks: poll stunner: Germany's firecrackers opponent for the first time in the majority
Updated Date: 26 December 2019, 01:00

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