Flashlights & Light Sticks

RECON Genuine Military Chemical Light Sticks 12 hour 6 inch



RECON Genuine Military Chemical Light Sticks 12 hour 6 inch

On Special $3.50 each
Ā Features:

  • Emit a steady glow for 12 hours.
  • Ideal for map reading, illumination range marking etc.Ā 
  • Individually wrapped as per military specificationĀ  Ā 
  • Specifications:

    • Length: 6ā€ / 15.2 cm
    • NSN No.Ā Ā 6260-01-074-4229Ā  Green
    • NSN No.Ā Ā 6260-01-178-5560Ā  Blue
    • NSN No.Ā Ā 6260-01-218-5146Ā  WhiteĀ 
    • NSN No.Ā  6260-01-178-5559Ā  Red
    • NSN No.Ā  6260-01-196-0136Ā  Yellow
    • NSN No.Ā  6260-01-396-1704Ā  IR (Infra Red)Ā Ā Ā 

Light stickĀ Information:

MIN 1 to 4 year shelf life depending on how they are stored. We recommendĀ in life saving safetyĀ situations they are replaced once a year.

A Light stickĀ will give off its maximum light emission when used in higher temperature environment, but for a slightly shorter period of time.
If the temperature is lower the light will be slightly less intense but can glow for slightly longer.

MOLLEĀ  (Modular Lightweight Load Carrying Equipment) Pouches available for these click hereĀ RECON GS2S 4 x chem light holderRECON GS2S 4 x chem (Cyalume) light Stick holder

An MSDS is available upon request.


The fluid inside light sticks will stain if leaking Do not pierce light sticks. DiscontinueĀ use if leaking and dispose of.

How long is the shelf life of a light stick? Depending on how they are stored the shelf life isĀ 1 to 4 years.Ā 

The ingredients in light sticks areĀ generally non-toxic, and most cases will not require medical attention. However, if glow stick fluid is swallowed, it may cause an upset stomach and some mouth irritation.

The light stick contains two chemicals, a base catalyst, and a suitable dye (sensitizer, or fluorophore). This creates an exergonic reaction. The chemicals inside the plastic tube are a mixture of the dye, the base catalyst, and diphenyl oxalate. The chemical in the glass vial is hydrogen peroxide.



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