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When it comes to walking around alone, you want to keep yourself safe and well defended. Having a self defense keychain is practical and discreet, and one of the most popular choices at The Home Security Superstore is our selection of pepper spray keychains. Being small in size, these compact keychains are easy to keep on your key ring and able to be quickly drawn. 

Pepper spray is a fast way to deter an attacker from you, and it allows you to put some distance between you and them. With this self defense keychain aimed at them, a quick spray will render them temporarily blind and incapacitated. This allows you an opening to escape and may slow down your attacker enough to provide time for authorities to catch them. 

What Is Keychain Pepper Spray?

Like normal pepper spray, keychain pepper spray is a self defense tool containing a strong irritant and inflammatory agent extracted from chili peppers, but in a smaller and more compact canister to keep hidden on you. It is used to temporarily blind an attacker and cause burning pain in their eyes and around the face while you are able to escape.

How Do Pepper Spray Keychains Work?

These self defense keychains work by releasing a spray, mist, or stream of the active ingredient when triggered. Typically they have a release button to eject a ranged spray in the direction you aim for. When the spray comes in contact with the attacker’s face, the active agent causes brief blindness, coughing, and extreme irritation. 

What Ingredients Are In Keychain Pepper Spray?

Pepper spray keychains mainly contain oleoresin capsicum, or OC, which is the natural extract from chili peppers. This is what causes inflammation and irritation of the eyes. Depending on the type of pepper spray keychain you get, there may be different formulas, with some containing tear gas and others having a staining agent added in. 

The Benefits of a Pepper Gel Keyring

With an impressive range of up to 18 feet, pepper gel spray effectively immobilizes assailants, minimizing the risk of blowback. The gel's thicker consistency ensures it adheres to the attacker's face, reducing the chances of escape. The benefits are twofold: quick incapacitation, granting you precious moments to escape, and enhanced safety due to the longer reach. Amidst growing concerns for personal security, the Pepper Gel Keyring stands as an invaluable tool, empowering individuals to confidently navigate their surroundings while prioritizing their safety.

What Is the Range on a Pepper Spray Keychain?

The average range of pepper spray keychains is 8-10 feet, but it varies depending on the brand and the type of spray. Some sprays, like pepper gel sprays, can go as far as 18 feet because they have less wind resistance.

Is It Legal To Carry Keychain Pepper Spray?

The use and sale of keychain pepper spray varies by state, country, and local jurisdictions. Depending on where you live, there may be restrictions on the size and strength of pepper spray and whether or not you can purchase it. Always check your local laws before attempting to purchase. 

Does Keychain Pepper Spray Expire?

Over time, pepper spray keychains can lose their potency and strength, becoming less effective. Canisters will usually have an expiration date on them, so be sure to check them and replace them when needed.

Types of Keychain Pepper Spray

At the Home Security Superstore, we have a wide selection of keychain pepper spray you can choose from. These are just a few of the types we have available:

  • Pepper Gel Keyring - Pepper gel sprays are a thicker formula and allow a much longer range to spray an attacker and have it stick to their face. The range can be up to 18 feet, and there’s less risk of blowback.
  • Staining Keychain Pepper Spray - These pepper spray keychains contain dyes that will stain an attacker’s face when sprayed. This makes it easier to identify them after the attack.
  • Pepper Spray Baton - The design for these self defense keychains is police-grade, but perfect for civilians, too. It allows you to make your keys into a striking weapon, and some also come with aerosol practice cartridges for easy training.
  • Dog Repellent Pepper Spray - Dog repellent keychains are similar to regular keychain pepper sprays but contain a canine-safe formula. It can quickly deter dogs without causing lasting effects to a dog.

A Pepper Spray Keychain is the perfect self-defense weapon to repel attacks. In addition, Pepper Spray is non-lethal and thus no lasting harm occurs to your assailant. Pepper Spray is easy and simple to use, and easy to conceal.

SALES PROHIBITED TO: Massachusetts and New York.

SALES RESTRICTED TO: (These states have size limits)

The capacity of the pepper spray canister cannot exceed the following:

Arkansas: 4.99 ounces

California: 2.5 ounces

Florida: 2.5 ounces

New Jersey: 0.75 ounces

North Carolina: 4.99 ounces

Texas: 4.99 ounces

PEPPER SPRAYS W/ TEAR GAS PROHIBITED IN: Wisconsin, Hawaii and Washington D.C.

Most pepper spray does not have tear gas. If a pepper spray has tear gas, it will clearly state so.

DISCLAIMER, RELEASE, ASSUMPTION OF RISK, WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT: The Home Security Superstore is not responsible for any physical harm or damage from the use or misuse of self-defense weapons including pepper spray purchased from us.

By purchasing a self-defense weapon from us you understand that The Home Security Superstore does not warrant that you may legally purchase, possess, or carry these products according to any state or local laws. You also acknowledge that you have determined their legality before purchasing and that you are an adult of at least 18 years of age and under no legal disability.

By purchasing a self-defense weapon from The Home Security Superstore, the buyer warrants that he/she is in compliance with all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations regarding the purchase, ownership and use of the item. The buyer expressly agrees to indemnify and hold harmless The Home Security Superstore for all claims resulting directly or indirectly from the purchase, ownership and use of the item in compliance or violation of federal state and local laws or regulations.

Please check local laws before ordering.


One 4 fl. oz. (118 ml) container of mace or pepper spray is permitted in checked baggage provided it is equipped with a safety mechanism to prevent accidental discharge. Self-defense sprays containing more than 2 percent by mass of tear gas (CS or CN) are prohibited in checked baggage.

We recommend checking with your airline as some may not allow this item in checked bags.

Frequently Asked Questions

How to use pepper spray for self defense?

To use pepper spray for defense it is recommended that you first know the type of spray you have. Most pepper sprays are either a stream or a fog, the difference being the spray pattern. Fog sprays are more effective in low wind at a closer distance as it disperses a cloud of spray that covers a larger area but is easier to get caught up in yourself. Stream sprays are able to be used at farther ranges with greater accuracy however they have a smaller area of effect and require you to aim much more diligently.

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