Making Grown Men Cry Since 1975!


  1. 40+ year track record – Making Grown Men Cry Since 1975!
  2. Protection Against Multiple Threats – SABRE Key Chains contain 25 bursts!
  3. Best 3rd Party Endorsement Obtained – ISO 9001:2008 Certification
  4. Reliability NOT Variability – High Performance Liquid Chromatography Guarantee
  5. Industry Endorsement – “The Most Potent Defense Spray” – P.G.R.A.
  6. Winner & Chosen Brand – “The Best Tactical Spray” – 2003 AZ OC Staff Study
  7. Domestic Credibility – Environmental Protection Agency Establishment
  8. International Credibility – Health Canada Establishment
  9. Added Bonus – Ultraviolet marking dye aids in suspect identification
  10. Superior Quality – SABRE products are test fired & checked for leakage before leaving the factory
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We are the only pepper spray manufacturer to have an on-site testing facility – this eliminates the 30% failures you experience with other brands.

With over 40 years of experience, we offer pepper sprays that gives you 5 times more bursts than any other competitor at a safe distance of up to 10 feet.

Double the strength of the average pepper spray – that’s really hot (67 times hotter than hot sauce).

Agencies on six continents and over 40 countries choose to carry SABRE.

All SABRE pepper sprays have a 4 year shelf life. This is double the amount of most of our competitors.any other competitor at a safe distance of up to 10 feet.


The SABRE name comes with reliability.

We strive to produce the most effective pepper sprays and personal safety products that will help protect you in the moments you really need them.

From the time the red peppers get to our factory in the form of concentrate, to the time they enter your hand in our award-winning packaging – they’re put to the test!

Each batch of pepper spray and pepper gel is tested in our exclusive High Performance Liquid Chromotography Laboratory – nothing leaves our factory unless it meets our high standards!

Once the formulas are mixed, each unit takes a bath – literally! The water baths ensure our products are sealed tightly to prevent leakage.

But we’re also concerned with making sure our products, while extremely effective, are compatible with the law and government regulations. SABRE is ISO Certified, and an EPA and Health Canada certified establishment – our bear and dog sprays provide you protection in a humane way.
We want you to know that we take pride in producing only the best for our customers. Continue reading to learn more about how the SABRE team works together to make this possible.


Our pepper sprays are backed by our exclusive HPLC (High Performance Liquid Chromatography) Guarantee which eliminates the 30% failure rates of pepper sprays. Our in-house testing facility allows us to eliminate heat failures due to inconsistent batches. The University of Utah’s extensive OC (Oleoresin Capsicum) test results appearing in the Journal of Forensive Sciences reported that pepper sprays have been proven to fail 30% of the time because of inconsistent heat levels.

SABRE products never fail on the basis of heat inconsistencies. We test each batch of pepper spray in our HPLC lab and perform frequent independent testing. We are proud to provide the most consistent level of pungency possible to further increase our users’ safety.

We’re very impressed with SABRE – Security Equipment Corporation’s testing facility and commitment to HPLC technology. Their state-of-the-art laboratory increases the reliability and effectiveness of SABRE products.

We're very impressed with SABRE - Security Equipment Corporation's testing facility and commitment to HPLC technology. Their state-of-the-art laboratory increases the reliability and effectiveness of SABRE products

- Chromtec, an independent testing laboratory clearinghouse -
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To test for leakage, we submerge all production units in a hot water bath. The thermo-regulated 120° F water increases the canister pressure to 5x the operating pressure. The production units are observed in this bath for five minutes, which is sufficient time to detect canisters susceptible to leak due to component failure.

Our customer's safety is extremely important to us. If a canister does not pass our leakage test, it is immediately removed from production. We want every pepper spray that leaves our factory to perform for our customers.

- Bob Nance, V.P. of Operations -


One of the most commonly asked questions is, is it ever too hot or too cold for my pepper spray to function properly? SABRE runs our products through rigorous testing. We test fire our pepper sprays and gels after they’ve been exposed to extreme temperatures.

  • Pepper sprays function and fire in below freezing temperatures
  • Pepper gels function and fire at 32°F
  • All products, both gels and traditional sprays, function and fire up to 120°F

This testing tells our technicians that there is no degradation of the pepper spray formula at these temperatures – meaning your product will provide maximum strength stopping power!

We are constantly testing our formulas to ensure we can provide reliable information about how to best store your pepper spray and how the temperature affects how the products perform.

- Stu Williams, SABRE HPLC Laboratory Manager -


This process improves our customer satisfaction, competitive edge and credibility. It enhances product consistency, quality and organizational performance. It also lowers trade barriers.

ISO 9001:2008 Certification is proof that we maintain an effective quality management system and uphold high standards.

ISO stands for the “International Standard Organization,” which is a common set of manufacturing, trade and communication standards that was founded in 1946. ISO is a network of the national standards institutes of 147 countries. The U.S. representative to the ISO is the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).

SABRE - Security Equipment Corporation's ISO 9001:2008 Certification ensures our customers greater satisfaction in our manufacturing quality. It is the premier quality accreditation and we are happy to meet its standards

- Robert Nance, V.P. of Operations -
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