How to Properly use Smoke/Novelties



Pre-Show Setup
  • Set your smoke/novelties on a hard, flat, level surface
  • Make sure you have a clear, open space to light
  • Have a hose, fore extinguisher, or water supply near by
  • Make sure your audience is a safe distance away, a minimum of 30 feet
  • Keep smoke/novelties in their packaging until you are ready to use
Using Smoke/Novelties
  • Be sure to wear Safety Glasses and Safety Gloves when lighting
  • Use a Phantom Pyro Torch, punk or extended lighter to light
  • Use a flashlight at night so you can see the novelty
  • Stationary novelties/smoke can be used on asphalt or compacted dirt
  • Moving novelties work best on flat surfaces of asphalt, pavement or plywood
  • After you light the fuse move a safe distance away
  • Never re-use a novelty/smoke that fails to light the first time, use a hose or other water source to soak the novelty and safely dispose of the novelty outdoors


  • Do not use with Alcohol
  • Never attempt to take a smoke/novelty apart
  • Never hold a smoke/novelty while lighting
  • Never put your head or any part of your body over a novelty