Scoville Heat Guide

The heat range in Peppers is measured by “Scoville Heat Units Ratio” or SR.

The capsaicinoid level in the Pepper is measured and valued ranging from 0 (lowest) – 16,000,000 (dangerously hot) or
SR: 0 up to SR: 16,000,000

A Bell Pepper measures SR: 0 It has no measurable or significant heat level.

The Jalapeño Pepper is considered a medium-range Pepper on the heat scale, it typically measures between SR: 2,500-10,000

A Habanero Pepper typically measures between
SR: 100,000–350,000

Law Enforcement Grade Pepper Spray measures between
SR: 5,000,000–5,300,000

Pure Capsaicin measures between
SR: 15,000,000–16,000,000

For some tips on dealing with the heat click here.