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Answers to some common questions about storage and shipping requirements, manufacturing, and commercial use of fireworks.
What types of fireworks require an ATF license or permit in order to be lawfully transported or received?
Under what conditions may I temporarily store display fireworks (including low explosives for choreographed shows) on trucks?
What areas of a fireworks manufacturing plant are considered to be “fireworks process buildings?”
Must partially assembled display fireworks be removed from a drying building for overnight storage?
Are “Articles Pyrotechnic” subject to the requirements of the Federal explosives regulations?
How must display fireworks be stored?
Are “display fireworks” considered to be explosive materials subject to regulation under Federal explosives laws and regulations?
Are “consumer fireworks” subject to regulation under the Federal explosives laws?
Am I required to mark all of my imported display fireworks that I intend to sell or distribute?
We hold an explosives importer license under which we import display fireworks for our company’s displays. Do we have to mark imported display fireworks if we only use the fireworks for company display shows?