State Laws & Regulations in New Jersey

 

CONSUMER FIREWORKS  
Specifically permitted None
Specifically prohibited Torpedoes, firecrackers, fireworks containing yellow or white phosphorus or mercury, sparklers, fireworks containing an ammonium salt, and a chlorate.
DISPLAY FIREWORKS  
Display permit Apply to local authorities. Permit to use explosives required if an electric match is used.
Insurance Required, $2500 minimum
Operator No license specifically required by state law, but must be a competent operator, approved by local authorities.
LICENSING Safe plant locations, manufacturing practices, storage areas specified in state law. Indemnity bond of $10,000 – 50,000 required to manufacture unless waived by State Department of Banking and Insurance. Manufacturing license required; apply to State Commissioner of Labor.
ENFORCING AUTHORITY

State of New Jersey

Public Safety & Occupational Safety & Health

225 E State Street, 8th Floor, West Wing

Trenton, NJ 08625-0386

609-292-2096

http://lwd.dol.state.nj.us/