Arkansas Firework Laws

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AR Code § 20-22-708 (2017)
(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to possess, sell, or use, within the State of Arkansas, or ship into the State of Arkansas, except as provided in § 20-22-711, any pyrotechnics, commonly known as fireworks, other than the permissible items enumerated in this section, except as provided in this subchapter. The permissible fireworks consist of those defined in Interstate Commerce Commission regulations described as Class C fireworks only and shall include the following:(1) Roman candles, with no handle or spike affixed thereto, not exceeding ten (10) balls spaced uniformly in the tube, total pyrotechnic composition not to exceed twenty grams (20g) each in weight. The inside tube diameter shall not exceed three-eighths inch (3/8");
(2) Sky rockets with sticks, total pyrotechnic composition not to exceed twenty grams (20g) each in weight. The inside tube diameter shall not exceed one-half inch (1/2"). The rocket sticks shall be securely fastened to the tubes;
(3) Helicopter-type rockets, total pyrotechnic composition not to exceed twenty grams (20g) each in weight. The inside tube diameter shall not exceed one-half inch (1/2");
(4) Cylindrical fountains, total pyrotechnic composition not to exceed seventy-five grams (75g) each in weight. The inside tube diameter shall not exceed three-fourths inch (3/4");
(5) Cone fountains, total pyrotechnic composition not to exceed fifty grams (50g) each in weight;
(6) Wheels, total pyrotechnic composition not to exceed sixty grams (60g) for each driver unit or two hundred forty grams (240g) for each complete wheel. The inside tube diameter of driver units shall not exceed one-half inch (1/2");
(7) Illuminating torches and colored fire in any form, except items included in subdivision (a)(12) of this section, total pyrotechnic composition not to exceed one hundred grams (100g) in weight;
(8) Sparklers and dipped sticks, total pyrotechnic composition not to exceed one hundred grams (100g) each in weight. Pyrotechnic composition containing any chlorate or perchlorate shall not exceed five grams (5g);
(9) Mines and shells of which the mortar is an integral part, total pyrotechnic composition not to exceed forty grams (40g) each in weight;
(10) Firecrackers and salutes with casings, the external dimensions of which do not exceed one and one-half inches (11/2") in length or one-quarter inch (1/4") in diameter, and other items designed to produce an audible effect, total pyrotechnic composition not to exceed two grams (2g) each in weight;
(11) Novelties consisting of two (2) or more devices enumerated in this subsection, trick matches, and cigarette plugs, when approved by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; and
(12) Railway fusees, truck flares, hand ship distress signals, smoke signals, and smoke pots.
(b) No component of any device listed in this section which is designed to produce an audible effect shall contain pyrotechnic composition in excess of two grams (2g) in weight excluding propelling or expelling charges.

AR Code § 20-22-711 (2017)
(a)(1) Except as provided in subdivision (a)(2) of this section, permissible items of fireworks, defined in § 20-22-708, may be sold at retail to residents of the State of Arkansas and used within the State of Arkansas from June 20 through July 10 and December 10 through January 5 of each year only.
(2) Permissible items of fireworks as defined in § 20-22-708 may be sold at retail all-year if sold in a permanent physical location.
(b) As used in this section, "fireworks" shall not include toy pistols, toy canes, toy guns, or other devices in which paper caps containing twenty-five-hundredths grains (0.25 gr.) or less of explosive compounds are used, provided they are so constructed that the hand cannot come in contact with the cap when in place for exploding, and toy paper pistol caps which contain less than twenty-five-hundredths grains (0.25 gr.) of explosive compounds, cone, bottle, tube, or other type serpentine pop-off novelties, nonpoisonous toy snake, smoke sticks without report, and sparklers, the sale and use of which shall be permitted at all times.

AR Code § 20-22-712 (2017)
It shall be unlawful to offer for retail sale or to sell any fireworks to children under twelve (12) years of age or to any person known to be intoxicated or irresponsible.

Arkansas Firework Info

https://law.justia.com/codes/arkansas/2017/title-20/subtitle-2/chapter-22/subchapter-7/

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