The British Standard for Fireworks (BS 7114) defines 4 types of fireworks
|Category 1 Fireworks||Indoor Fireworks||For use in extremely restricted areas - eg indoors|
|Category 2 Fireworks||Garden Fireworks||For use in limited areas - eg gardens||More Information on Garden Fireworks|
|Category 3 Fireworks||Display Fireworks||For use in open areas - eg School Playing Fields||More Information on Display Fireworks|
|Category 4 Fireworks||For use by professionals only|
The Standard sets out construction, performance, labelling and testing criteia for the firework types available to the general Public in the UK.
When buying fireworks ALWAYS look for those complying with the British Standard. This will be shown on the firework selection box and the fireworks themselves.
READ the instructions on the firework, and DO WHAT THEY SAY! If you buy British Standard Fireworks AND you use them according to the instructions you will have a safe and enjoyable display.
Always follow the FIREWORK CODE