Pepper Spray vs Mace

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The words Mace and Pepper Spray are often used synonymously, but they are two DIFFERENT self-defense products.

Mace

  • Is classified as an irritant and is similar to tear gas
  • has no effect on criminals under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
  • “Mace” is a brand name associated with pepper spray products.
  • Will NOT cause inflammation of the capillaries of the eyes and skin causing temporary blindness, nausea, breathing difficulties and an intense burning sensation.

Pepper Spray

  • Is classified as an inflammatory agent and will immediately incapacitate an assailant.
  • It  will take down and cause temporary pain to those under the influence.
  • WILL cause inflammation of the capillaries of the eyes and skin causing temporary blindness, nausea, breathing difficulties and an intense burning sensation.

Damsel in Defense ™ offers Pepper Spray. They all are 18% OC (oleoresin capsicum), two million SHU (Scoville heat units), the .5 ounce shoots up to 16 feet, quick-release/one-hand operation, locking/glow-in-the-dark nozzle, UV (ultraviolet) identifying dye, safety feature prevents accidental discharge. The one exception is our Take it and Leave it, as the .5 ounce unit contains 3% tear gas as well.

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This item cannot ship to DC, MA, MI, NY or WI.

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