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PDFWAC 212-17-015


These rules apply to the manufacture, storage, transportation, sale, importation, possession, classification, and discharge of fireworks of every class or kind in this state. With the exception of importation regulations, this chapter does not apply to tribal fireworks stands operated by an enrolled tribal member on tribal lands or allotted lands within an established Indian reservation pursuant to chapter 37.12 RCW.
(1) Explosives, as defined and regulated under the state explosives law, chapter 70.74 RCW;
(2) Firearms and ammunition, including blank cartridges and pistols of the type used at sporting events or theatrical productions;
(3) Research or experiments with rockets or missiles, including model rockets and model rocket motors designed, sold and used for the purpose of propelling recoverable aero models;
(4) Toy paper and/or plastic caps, or toy pistols, toy canes, toy guns, or other devices in which toy paper and/or plastic caps are used;
(5) Emergency signaling devices including, but not limited to, devices intended for signaling, illuminating, and incendiary purposes such as:
(a) Railway torpedoes;
(b) Airplane flares;
(c) Illuminating projectiles;
(d) Incendiary and smoke projectiles;
(e) Flash cartridges (formerly classified as special fireworks);
(6) Line throwing rocket classified as UN0453 with DOT regulations 49 C.F.R. 171-173.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.77.250. WSR 15-22-082, § 212-17-015, filed 11/3/15, effective 1/1/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.77.250 and chapter 48.48 RCW. WSR 82-22-068 (Order FM 82-10), § 212-17-015, filed 11/2/82.]
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