Handheld marine flares, parachute rockets and emergency signals

Swedish lifesaving products since 1888

Ikaros stands for safety at sea. Our marine flares and lifesaving products are proven by years of use in the toughest conditions, making sure that you get the best possible emergency products. Because we know, at sea there is no room for mistakes. We offer all the sea safety products you need – from parachute rockets to smoke signals. But more importantly, we make sure they will work – for you, your customers, and your family.

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Summer holiday

Hansson PyroTech AB is closed for summer holiday 8th of July until 4th of August 2024. We wish you a nice summer!


SMM, Hamburg September 3-6

Welcome to meet the Hansson PyroTech team at SMM in Hamburg. Hall B5, Stand no B5. 237 If you wish to schedule a meeting, please contact us at info@hansson-pyrotech.com For further information about SMM, please visit their website: https://www.smm-hamburg.com/


Get to know Hansson PyroTech and IKAROS a little better

Take a look at our new company presentation video about Hansson PyroTech and the IKAROS products.

Get to know us better

IKAROS distress signals presented by Datrex

Here is a newly produced video from Datrex, showing the IKAROS (SOLAS) pyrotechnics and comparing them to the US Coast Guard requirements for the US recreational market.

IKAROS presented by Datrex

UK Maritime & Coastguard agency recommends the use of SOLAS pyrotechnic flares

UK Maritime & Coastguard agency highlights the risks of using non-SOLAS or non-pyrotechnic distress flares such as Electronic Visual Distress Signals (EVDS).

Why pyrotechnic flares
A close-up picture of a cargo vessel on an open, peaceful sea. It is dawn and you can sense a sunrise at the horizon. No emergency flares are visible.

Where to find our emergency products

It is important for us to stay close to our customers. Thanks to a well-developed network among forwarding agents and distributors, we ensure that our marine flares and emergency signals are available for everyone, everywhere.

Find your nearest distributor
Sunrise in the outer archipelago. A small lighthouse is visible on a cliff in the middle of the sea. No distress signals are visible.

Safety for your leisure boat

Our range of products is an excellent choice for leisure boats. Since our marine flares and emergency signals are easy to use and the instructions are very simple, they are perfect for increasing the sea safety for you and your family.

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