entering office, Governor Pataki implemented new legislation
regarding the right of New Yorkers to carry self-defense sprays.
Now in line with other states, New York State, including New
York City, has specific rules regarding the purchase of pepper
Defenses Inc., has developed their product to meet all the
state regulations. Our product, Force Spray, is as potent
as other products sold in the United States. At this time,
we believe we are the only company that makes a product meeting
all the requirements necessary to be sold in New York State.
store in New York to buy FORCE
us for the location of an authorized dealer at
The New York State Self-Defense Spray Law - Penal Law 265.20
Requires special labeling and control of sales. In order
to purchase this product the law states:
must be over the age of 18.
must have no history of felony convictions or assaults.
must be purchased from an authorized dealer, pharmacy
or gun dealer.
must complete a form with your name, address, birth date
You can’t bring a spray from another state into New
• You can’t buy it online.
• You can’t give it to a minor.
Law in New York State
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York Spray Law- Penal Law 265.20