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Product code: 00320109

MOB Smoke/Light Mk9

Comet 3 Minute Smoke Signal Orange is a compact, flat top, daytime distress signal designed to be easy and safe to handle.

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The Comet MOB Smoke/Light Mk9 is a compact, daylight distress signal designed to be easy and safe to handle. It provides effective position marking during rescue operations and can be used to indicate wind direction, producing dense orange smoke for a minimum of 3 minutes.

Height 114mm (4.5 inches)
Diameter 82mm (3.2 inches)
Weight 365g (12.85oz)
Net Explosive Content 237g (8.34oz)
Temp Op Min -1 ‘C
Temp Op Max 30 ‘C (86 ‘F)
Temp Store Min -30 ‘C
Temp Store Max 75 ‘C (167 ‘F)
Light Colour Orange
Flare Burn Time Minimum 3 Min
Ignition Method Top Percussion Ignitor with 2s Safety Delay

When to Use:

The new Comet Smoke Signal Orange is a small and compact distress signal for daylight use only, designed for stowage in liferafts. Signal for position marking during rescue operations. Indicates wind direction .Safe to use on oil or petrol covered water. Conforming to SOLAS 74/88 as amended . Two signals are required carriage in SOLAS liferafts and lifeboats. Two are supplied in RORC and Offshore leisure kits. To use: Peel off top cap, pull plastic tab sharply away from body. A 2 second delay allows time to throw the canister downwind into the water.

Storage Requirements:

Ideally should be stored in the robust, specially designed polybottle, or in a dry, easily accessed location at ambient temperature.


Hazardous item! Dispose of responsibly through approved channels in accordance with local regulations.

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