Persons purchasing black powder must be 21 years of age.  No more than 50 pounds of powder can be sold per adult.  No more than 100 pounds of black powder can be loaded per vehicle.

Persons wishing to purchase black powder must fill out an Order Release Statement, along with providing a READABLE copy of the purchaser’s driver’s license.

As the purchaser, it is your responsibility to understand and comply with all federal, state and local laws regarding possession, use and storage of black powder.  The Maine Powder House is not designed to provide individual guidance for specific situations.  Persons having specific questions are encouraged to seek legal advice or consult their local law enforcement agency.

Shipping\Delivery Fees:  All shipping fees include the HAZMAT fee.  Orders in 5 or 10 lbs have a flat shipping fee.  Orders of 25 lbs is free shipping*.  *On orders of 25 lbs, for some states, there is an additional $25 delivery fee per box, due to the cross country delivery rates.  These states include: AR, AZ, CA, CO, IA, ID, KS, LA, MN, MO, MS, MT, NE, NV, NM, ND, OK, OR, SD, TX, UT, WA, WI, WY.  Delivery fees are based on weight and per box shipped.  Please call if you have questions on delivery fees.

Refunds/Returns:  All sales are final.  No refunds or returns will be accepted.  Only damaged product caused by shipping will be refunded.

Shipping:  Orders cannot be shipped as gifts.  Orders cannot be shipped to PO Box’s.  All orders will be shipped via UPS and you must be present to receive and sign for the package.  A shipping confirmation for tracking purposes will be emailed or can be provided upon request.  Purchasers who would like to pick up orders in person, should contact us at 207-671-5580 to schedule an appointment.  The pickup point will be located in North Yarmouth, ME.  Pickup hours can be scheduled (most of the time) for Tuesday & Thursday after 4:30 pm, and Saturday between 9 am – 3 pm.  Special time requests will be accommodated as best as possible.  ALL PICKUPS MUST BE SCHEDULED AHEAD OF TIME.

Sales Tax:  A sales tax will only be applied to those orders being shipped to the State of Maine or any physical pickups.

Email address:  We collect email addresses only as a means of communicating details of your order including final invoice and shipment tracking.  If you wish to receive promotional emails, you may opt-in to that service either by opting in on this order form, or by signing up online at  You may opt-out at anytime by emailing us at or by calling 207-671-5580.

Handling Precautions:  Handle with care.  Avoid impact, friction, heat, sparks and open flame.  Prevent contact with smoking material.  Keep containers tightly closed when not in use.  Clean up any spilled powder.  Use non-metallic brush and dustpan.  Keep away from children.

Wash hands thoroughly after handling.  Do not mix this powder with a powder of any other type.  Do not dispense black powder directly from the canister into firearm.  Do not dispense a substantial amount of powder in close proximity to the firearm.

Storage Precautions:  Always store in a cool, dry place.  Obey all laws and regulations regarding quantities of explosive material and methods of storage.  Do NOT store in the same area with highly combustible materials.  Do not store within reach of children.  Store only in approved containers.

Disposal:  If disposal is necessary, black powder must be disposed of in accordance with all local, state, federal laws and regulations.  Consult the manufacturer for more details on disposal.  Do not dispose of the container into a fire.

Warranties:  There are no warranties which extend beyond the description of the products contained on our site.

Disclaimer of implied warranties: Seller disclaims any implied warranties with respect to such goods.

Disclaimer:  Neither GOEX, Inc. , Schuetzen Powder Energetics, Inc., The Maine Powder House, PDK Pyro Inc or Zani Pyrotechnics Inc, is responsible or liable directly or indirectly for any form of damages whatsoever resulting from the use or misuses of information contained in these pages.

We reserve the right to change and/or update prices, specifications, and availability without notice.