- When to use:
The Orange Smoke Signal is a small and compact distress signal for daylight use only, designed for stowage in life rafts. Signal for position marking during rescue operations. Indicates wind direction .Safe to use on oil or petrol covered water. Conforming to SOLAS 74/88 as amended . Two signals are required carriage in SOLAS life rafts and lifeboats. Two are supplied in RORC and Offshore leisure kits. To use: Peel off top cap, pull string sharply away from body. A 2 second delay allows time to throw the canister downwind into the water.
- Ideally should be stored in the robust, specially designed polybottle, or in a dry, easily accessed location at ambient temperature.
- Hazardous item! Dispose of responsibly through approved channels in accordance with local regulations.