How effective is pepper spray?

Answer On One Hand: Pepper Spray is Very EffectiveAccording to the personal safety education organization SafetyEd, pepper spray quickly incapacitates attackers by rendering them immobile and temporarily ... Read More »

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How effective is pepper spray on bears?

Carrying pepper spray is a recommended safety precaution when traveling through bear country. In a research study out of the University of Calgary, pepper spray used on grizzly bears was found to b... Read More »

Is bear pepper spray effective on dogs?

Bear pepper spray is a very concentrated attack deterrent that works at a range of up to 30 feet. Because of the range and the concentration of highly irritating peppers, "bear" pepper spray is eff... Read More »

Is pepper spray an effective form of self-defense?

On One Hand: Non-lethal and PowerfulAlthough non-lethal, pepper spray can swell an attacker's throat and make him gag, according to the University of California Police. It also forces the eyes to t... Read More »

Is pepper spray made out of pepper?

The primary ingredient in pepper spray is Capsaicin which is the active component of chili peppers. It is an irritant for mammals, including humans, and produces a sensation of burning in any tiss... Read More »