January 9, 2023

Fireworks sales start today after 2 years of Covid restrictions; German market popular

For the first time in three years, consumers in the Netherlands can again legally buy fireworks starting on Thursday. The sale of fireworks on the Dutch […]
December 12, 2022

Clarification on the Sale & Use of Articles Pyrotechnic

In response to requests from numerous government agencies and code enforcement entities, the American Pyrotechnics Association (APA) offers the following clarification regarding Articles Pyrotechnic UN0431, 1.4G […]
December 7, 2022

Oct 2022 AFSL Newsletter

During the Union Station Dinner and Fireworks Extravaganza at the recent APA Conference, the Joel Anderson American Fireworks Standards Laboratory Fireworks Industry Safety Award was presented […]
November 25, 2022


Each consumer fireworks device must bear a cautionary label to warn users of the potential risk of injury associated with the product and provide instructions for […]