Smoke signal

Smoke signal

The Comet Orange Smoke Signal is a compact, flat top, day time distress signal designed to be easy and safe to handle. It provides effective position marking during rescue operations and can be used to indicate wind direction, producing dense orange smoke for a minimum of 3 minutes.

Product Detail

Special features

Special Features

  • 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.


370 g

Temp Op Min

-1 °C

Temp Op Max

30 C

Temp Store Min

-30 °C

Temp Store Max

75 C

Flare Color


Flare Burn Time Minimum

3 min

Ignition Method

Top Pull-wire Igniter with 2s Safety Delay

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