What is "COBRA"?
"COBRA" is a SELF DEFENSE
SPRAY (Aerosol), containing extracts ("O.C")
from RED Chili Pepper.
What is O.C (Oleoresin Capsaicin)?
is the extract from the Chili, O.C is
what is responsible for making chilies
How effective is "COBRA"/ what are
sprayed with COBRA, the immediate effect
is of severe burning sensation in the
eyes (thus shutting them),
apart from this the liquid also penetrates
the skin pores & creates a burning
sensation from within, also the spray
causes very heavy irritation in
the MUCUS membrane inside the nasal cavity,
the over all effect of these factors renders
the person completely helpless & in
very high degree of pain & burning.
long does it take to effect the inflicted
effect is immediate & on contact.
( tear gas takes 10 - 12 seconds
How long do the effects last?
the complete effects to wear off takes
up to 2- 3 hrs, however the maximum effect
is for 45 - 60 mnts when the
person is completely helpless & in
a very high degree of pain & discomfort.
Does it have any permanent effects?
has no known permanent effects, the initial
2- 3 hrs of high discomfort & pain
is the only effect.
this an "ARM"?
"COBRA" is an "ARM".
----Under the "ARMS" act, anything
made or designed for the specific purpose
of Defense or Offence & machinery
used to manufacture the same fall under
the category of "ARMS", by this
definition even a wooden pole made for
the reason of attacking or defending is
an "ARM", however if the same
is used for agriculture
purpose it is not labeled as an "ARM".
a license required to carry this on person?
the 'ARMS" act, license is required
only for "Fire Arms"(containing
gun powder & explosive ingredients),
hence no license is required for "COBRA"
Is it difficult to operate?
has been specifically designed keeping
in mind that this is going to be used
when the person is under attack &
probably one of the hands is already busy
in warding off the attacker, hence COBRA
- MAGNUM has been designed for simple & single
hand "draw & fire" action
Does one need to target practice to use this
a person needs to do is, aim in the general
direction of the face of the attacker
& press down the nozzle/ pull the
trigger. This is as easy to use as a "CAN"
of room freshener or perfume spray
Is usage of this product permissible under
the law SELF-DEFENSE is permitted.
In case of accidental contact/ discharge,
what is the remedy?
case of accidental contact or discharge,
do not rub the area of contact. As
this will only aggravate the situation,
the only remedy for this is to flush with
running water, effects wear off after
In a nutshell, how strong is "COBRA"?
a nutshell, "COBRA" is at least
20 times stronger/ hotter than the chili
powder used in our kitchen
What is the range of "COBRA" spray?
"COBRA” has been designed to emit / discharge a "cloud pattern” spray effective up to 8 ft ,for Magnum & Magnum Pro Models, Standard model has an effective spray of 6 ft
How much should one spray on an individual?
a half second burst is enough, however
if the suspect is under the influence
of DRUGS or ALCOHOL (which increase the
resistance to pain) keep the nozzle pressed
down, till the desired effect is achieved.
How long does "COBRA" last, when
"COBRA" Magnum / Magnum Pro have a high emission rate, the container empties in
9 seconds when fired continuously (usually a half second burst is enough to put down an individual), COBRA Standard has a slightly lower rate of discharge and the unit will empty our in approximate 20 seconds