Protect Yourself from bears with Counter Assault Bear Spray. This last line of defense stops bears in their tracks by dispersing a pepper cloud up to 9m (32ft). Bear Spray is the single most effective protection to carry when working, recreating, or living in bear country. Bear attacks can happen in a wide range of scenarios, Counter Assault Bear Spray is lightweight and easy to carry on your hip or in a chest holster so you are always ready. It has a secure glow-in-the-dark safety and can be deployed quickly in an emergency. The active ingredient is Capsaicin, a red pepper oil extract (OC) which affects the upper respiratory system of the target animal, disabling the bear and interrupting a potential attack. To date, there has never been a fatal bear attack where Bear Spray has been deployed.
1.84% Concentration of Capsaicin and related capsaicinoid pepper oil ensures bears will flee the area quickly. The 230g canister contains enough Bear Spray for 7.2 seconds of continuous spray, the 290g canister contains 9.2 seconds of continuous spray. The pepper ingredient causes an immediate and involuntary shutdown of the animal’s functions and prevents the completion of a charge. Bear Spray is non-toxic and does not cause any lasting harm to the animal. It is safer and more effective for people, while ultimately protecting bear populations as well.
Be Prepared for bear country with Counter Assault Bear Spray. Bears move very quickly, bear spray should be readied for use when the animal is 30m (100ft) away. It is useful to practice the drawing motion with the safety on, or use the Inert Training Spray (#4003) to practice deployment. Not only is Bear Spray an extremely effective product, having the safety of bear spray on your person provides you with the confidence to calmly evaluate the situation and make the best possible decision in an encounter.