List of Banned, Allowed Firecrackers

In order to promote the prevention of firecracker injuries nationwide in time for the Christmas and New Year celebrations, the Department of Health (DOH) released a list of legal (allowed) and illegal (banned) firecrackers under its “Kampanya Kontra Paputok” project.

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List of BANNED firecrackers (as of December 22, 2010):
  • Piccolo
  • Pla-pla
  • 5 -Star
  • Atomic Bomb
  • Triangulo
  • Super Lolo
  • Boga
  • Watusi
List of ALLOWED firecrackers and pyrotechnic devices (as of December 23, 2010):

  • Baby Rocket
  • Bawang
  • Small "Triangulo"
  • Pulling of Strings
  • Paper Cups
  • "El Diablo"
  • Judah's Belt
  • Sky Rocket
  • Other types equivalent to the foregoing in explosives content
  • Sparklers
  • "Luces"
  • Fountain
  • Jumbo Regular and Special
  • "Mabuhay"
  • Roman Candle
  • "Trompillo"
  • Airwolf
  • Whistle Device
  • Butterfly
  • All kinds of Pyrotechnic Devices (pailaw)
  • Other types equivalent to the foregoing devices.
The health department said that in case there are other kinds of firecrackers more explosive than those in the list of banned firecrackers, consider it as illegal.

The list, according to the DOH, was based on the information provided by the Philippine National Police (PNP) Firearms and Explosives Office.