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Shipping Restrictions

The following are shipping restrictions for Stun Devices:

Stun Guns cannot be shipped to the following Cities, States, Counties:

Hawaii            New York            Massachusetts            Michigan
Illinois *  Can be purchased with proof of FOID card — see below
New Jersey      Rhode Island      Philadelphia, PA      Connecticut
Wisconsin  * Can be purchased with proof of CCW permit — see below
Annapolis, MD   Baltimore, MD   Baltimore County, MD Washington, DC

ILLINOIS STUN DEVICE RESTRICTION:  Customers who reside in Illinois and who have a valid FOID card may purchase stun devices. Please email a copy of your FOID to us at sales@preferred-defense.com, after placing your order – please reference order number when sending email. If we do not receive a copy of your FOID card and you have purchased a stun device, your order will not be processed or shipped.


The following are shipping restrictions for Pepper Sprays:

Pepper spray cannot be shipped 2nd or Next Day Air.

New York – Pepper spray cannot be shipped to New York. Residents may only purchase defense sprays from licensed Firearms Dealers or licensed Pharmacists in that state.

  1. Massachusetts – Pepper spray cannot be shipped to Massachusetts. Residents may only purchase from licensed Firearms Dealers in that state.
  2. Michigan – Pepper spray purchased must not be more than 10% (Pepper Shot  Mace PepperGard, Michigan Approved are all approved for Michigan).  “The reasonable use of a self defense spray or foam device containing not more than 10% oleoresin capsicum by a person in the protection of a person or property under circumstances that would justify the person’s use of physical force.”
  3. Wisconsin – Tear gas is not By regulation, OC products with a maximum OC concentration of 10% and weight range of oleoresin of capsicum and inert ingredients of 15-60 grams are authorized. This is 1/2 oz. and 2 oz. spray. Further, the product cannot be camouflaged, and must have a safety feature designed to prevent accidental discharge. The units may not have an effective range of over 20 feet and must have an effective range of six feet.  In addition there are certain labeling and packaging requirements: must state cannot sell to anyone under 18 and the phone number of the manufacturer has to be on the label. The units must also be sold in sealed tamper-proof packages.

SHIPMENTS TO APO/FPO, GUAM AND CANADA: We no longer ship any item to APO/FPO addresses, Guam and Canada. This includes non weapons. Orders shipping to APO/FPO addresses, Guam or Canada will be canceled, and the transaction will be voided or refunded. If you have any questions, you may contact us by email at rapidresponse@preferred-defense.com or call our office at (513) 399-6864.