Environmentally Friendly Signal Flares

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Pyrotechnics are used in a variety of applications including fireworks and colored signal flares. Currently available fireworks and signal flares use perchlorate oxidizers to produce their desired colors. Residual perchlorates from pyrotechnic devices may leach into groundwater and cause widespread contamination that requires remediation. NSWC Crane has reformulated pyrotechnic compositions for red, yellow, and green to remove perchlorate ingredients while maintaining of improving performance. Compositions have been developed, prototyped , and tested with documented results.
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