§ 555.224 Table of distances for the storage of display fireworks (except bulk salutes).

  1. Net weight of firework[1] (pounds) Distance between magazine and inhabited building, passenger railway, or public highway[3][4] (feet) Distance between magazines[2][3] (feet)
    0-1000150100
    1001-5000230150
    5001-10000300200
    Above 10000Use table § 555.218

Footnotes
  • 1.

    Net weight is the weight of all pyrotechnic compositions, and explosive materials and fuse only.

  • 2.

    For the purposes of applying this table, the term “magazine” also includes fireworks shipping buildings for display fireworks.

  • 3.

    For fireworks storage magazines in use prior to March 7. 1990; and the distances in this table may be halved if properly barricaded between the magazine and potential receptor sites. (55 FR 3717)

  • 4.

    This table does not apply to the storage of bulk salutes. Use table at § 555.218.