Prohibited and regulated items

 

Non-flammable aerosols, non-toxic, class 2.2

Non-flammable, non-toxic aerosols for domestic or sports use that do not present any subsidiary hazards.  

The net total quantity of non-radioactive medications or toiletry items and non-flammable, ton-toxic, class 2.2 aerosols must not exceed 2 kg or liters and the net quantity of each item must not exceed 0,5 kg or 0.5 liters. Aerosol discharge valves must be protected by a cap or other appropriate means in order to prevent inadvertent spillage of contents.

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Safety matches (one small box) or small lighter

 

not containing any non-absorbed liquid, other than liquid gas, which will be used by the person carrying it. Lighter fuel and spare refills are not authorized on the person, in either hold or cabin baggage.    

                                                                   
Note: “Chemical matches” not requiring striking and “blue flame” lighters or “cigar lighters” or lighters supplied by lithium battery without a security cap or means to prevent their accidental lighting are prohibited.

 

In the hold

 

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Electric weapons

Electric weapons (Tasers for example) containing hazardous elements such as explosives, compressed gases, lithium batteries, etc. are prohibited in cabin or hold baggage or for carrying on the person.

In the hold

 

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Alcoholic beverages

When they are contained in retail packaging and in receptacles holding less than 5 liters, exceeding 24 % without however surpassing 70 % ABV, the total net quantity per person is 5 liters.

 

In the hold

 

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In the cabin

 

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Non-flammable non-toxic bottles of gas

worn in order tooperate mechanical prostheses. Also, similar-sized spare bottles if necessary in order to supply needs throughout the journey.

In the hold

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In the cabin

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Bottles of oxygen or air in gaseous form

Bottles of oxygen or air in gaseous form required for medical use. The gross weight of the bottle must not exceed 5 kg.

 

Note: The carriage of systems based on liquid oxygen is prohibited.

In the hold

 

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In the cabin

 

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Fuel refill cartridges

Fuel cells used in order to supply portable electrical equipment. (for example cameras, cell phones, laptops, and video cameras), and fuel cell refill cartridges, in accordance with the following conditions: 
- Fuel cells and cartridges for fuel cells may contain only non-flammable liquids, corrosive substances, liquified flammable gases, hydro-reactive substances, or hydrogen in a metal hydride;
- The filling of fuel cells onboard an airplane is prohibited, except in the case of installing a spare cartridge;
- The maximum quantity of fuel in a fuel cell or a cartridge for fuel cells must not exceed: 
1. For liquids, 200 ml;
2. For solids, 200g.
3. For liquified gases, 120 ml for fuel cells or non-metallic cartridges for fuel cells or 200 ml for fuel cells or metallic cartridges for fuel cells;
4. For hydrogen in a metal hydride, fuel cell cartridges must have a water capacity lower than or equal too 120 ml.
- Each fuel cell and cartridge for fuel cells must be in compliance with the standard IEC 62282-6-100 Ed. 1, including amendment 1, and bear the manufacturer’s certificate indicating that it is in compliance with the specification. Moreover, each fuel cell cartridge must indicate the maximum quantity and type of fuel in the cartridge;
- One person may not carry more than two spare cartridges for fuel cells, either in checked-in baggage or cabin baggage or on the person; 
- Fuel cells containing fuel are authorized in cabin baggage only;
- Interaction between the fuel cells and batteries built into any device must in compliance with the standard IEC 62282-6-100 Ed. 1, including amendment 1. Fuel cells whose sole function is to charge a battery in a device are not authorized;
- Fuel cells must be of a type which will not charge batteries while the portable electronic device is no longer in use and must be durably marked by the manufacturer: “APPROVED FOR CARRIAGE IN AIRPLANE CABIN ONLY”; 
- Apart from languages that may be required by the State of origin for the markings specified above, English must be used.

In the hold

 

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In the cabin

 

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Electronic cigarettes

Electronic cigarettes (including electronic cigars, electronic pipes, and other personal vaporizers) containing batteries must be individually protected against any accidental activation.

In the hold

 

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In the cabin

 

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Carbon dioxide, solid (dry ice)

Used in order to package perishable foods not subject to the present Regulations, in quantities not exceeding 2.5 kg per person, provided that the hold baggage (the packaging) allows the carbon dioxide to be discharged. Hold baggage must be marked with the note “Dry ice” or “Solid carbon dioxide” and the net mass of dry ice, or with an indication stating that it does not contain more than 2.5 kg of dry ice.

In the hold

 

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In the cabin

 

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Penetration devices

Penetration devices used in order to calibrate devices for checking air quality, carried in hold baggage only.

In the hold

 

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Incapacitating devices

Incapacitating devices containing an irritant or incapacitant such as chemical batons, pepper-based aerosols, etc., are prohibited for transportation on the person as well as in hold baggage and cabin baggage.

In the hold

 

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Isothermic packaging containing refrigerated liquid nitrogen

Entirely absorbedin a porous material enclosing non-hazardous products only.

In the hold

 

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In the cabin

 

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Chemical agent-based monitoring equipment

Instruments containing radioactive materials not exceeding activity limits, that is to say, a Chemical Agent Monitor (CAM) and/or a Rapid Alert Identification Monitor (RAID-M), solidly packaged and without lithium batteries, when they are carried by staff members of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) traveling in an official capacity.

 

In the hold

 

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In the cabin

 

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Curling irons containing hydrocarbon gas

Within the limit of one (1) per passenger or member of the crew, provided that the safety cover is solidly fixed onto the heating element. Curling irons may not be used onboard the airplane at any time. Gas refills for curling irons are not authorized either in hold baggage or in cabin baggage.

In the hold

 

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In the cabin

 

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Avalanche survival kit

One (1) per person containing one cartridge of compressed gas, class 2.2. It may also be equipped with a pyrotechnic trigger mechanism containing no more than 200 mg net explosives of class 1.4S. The device must be packaged so as to avoid accidental activation. Inflatable bags in the kit must be equipped with safety valves.

In the hold

 

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In the cabin

 

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Safety briefcases, boxes or purses for the carriage of ready cash

The carriage of safety briefcases, boxes or purses for the carriage of cash, etc, containing hazardous goods, for example lithium batteries and/or pyrotechnic materials, is wholly prohibited.

Items may be carried in the hold only if they meet the following stipulations:

- Equipment must be equipped with an effective means of avoiding any accidental activation;

- If the equipment contains an explosive or pyrotechnic material or an explosive object, the item or the substance must be excluded from class 1 by the competent State national authority;

- If the equipment contains cells or lithium batteries, these cells or batteries must comply with the following restrictions:
1. Concerning a metal lithium cell, a quantity of lithium not exceeding 1g;
2. Concerning a metal lithium battery, a quantity of lithium not exceeding 2g;
3. Concerning ion lithium cells, power in Watt hours must not exceed 20 Wh;
4. Concerning ion lithium batteries, power in Watt hours must not exceed 100 Wh;
5. Each cell or battery must be of a type meeting the stipulations of every test under subsection 5 of part III of the UN Manual of Tests and Criteria;

- If the equipment contains gas that expels colorants or ink, only gas cartridges and small receptacles containing gas whose capacity does not exceed 50 ml and that do not contain ingredients subject to the present Regulations other than a gas of class 2.2 are authorized. The discharging of gas must not cause members of the crew discomfort or inconvenience to the extent that they are unable to perform their tasks satisfactorily. In the event of accidental discharging, all hazardous effects must remain confined to the interior of the equipment and must not produce any loud noises;

- Any defective or damaged safety equipment will be barred from carriage.

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Non-radioactive medications or toiletry items 

Non-radioactive medications or toiletry items (including aerosols) such as hair spray, perfumes, and eau de Cologne and medications that contain alcohol.

In the hold

 

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In the cabin

 

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Internal combustion engines or fuel cell

 Internal combustion engines or fuel cells transported separately or built into a machine or other device, in hold baggage only.

 

Note:provided that the device is brand new and has never been used.

In the hold

 

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In the cabin

 

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Heat-producing products

Objects that produce heat such as submarine flashlights (diving lamps) and soldering irons.

Equipment supplied by battery or rechargeable battery likely to generate extreme heat, which may cause a fire if activated, for example high-intensity submarine lamps. The heat-producing component and the battery are isolated from each other by removing the heat-producing component, the battery, or any other component, for example the cord. Batteries that are removed must be protected against short-circuiting (by being placed in the original retail packaging or by insulating the terminals, for example by covering the exposed terminals with adhesive tape or placing each battery in a plastic bag or a separate protective sleeve).

In the hold

 

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In the cabin

 

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Small cartridges of non-flammable gas

This concerns cartridges containing carbon dioxide or any other appropriate class 2.2 gas.

In the case of small cartridges built into a self-inflatable safety device, such as a safety vest:
- No more than one individual safety device per person;
- The individual safety device must be packaged so as not to be accidentally activated;
- Cartridges must only contain carbon dioxide or any other appropriate class 2.2 gas without subsidiary hazard;
- Carriage must be used for inflation;
- There may not be more than two small cartridges built into the device; and
- There may not be more than two spare cartridges.
Other devices:
- No more than four small cartridges containing carbon dioxide or any other appropriate class 2.2 gas without subsidiary hazard, per person;
- The water capacity of each cartridge must no exceed 50 ml.
Note : In the case of carbon dioxide, one gas cartridge with a water capacity of 50 ml is the equivalent of a cartridge weighing 28 g.

In the hold

 

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In the cabin

 

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Fuel cell


Fuel cells used to supply portable electrical devices. (for example cameras, cell phones, laptops, and video cameras), and fuel cell refill cartridges, in accordance with the following conditions: 
- Fuel cells and cartridges for fuel cells may contain only non-flammable liquids, corrosive substances, liquified flammable gases, hydro-reactive substances, or hydrogen in a metal hydride;
- The filling of fuel cells onboard an airplane is prohibited, except in the case of installing a spare cartridge;
- The maximum quantity of fuel in a fuel cell or a cartridge for fuel cells must not exceed: 
1. For liquids, 200 ml;
2. For solids, 200g.
3. For liquified gases, 120 ml for fuel cells or non-metallic cartridges for fuel cells or 200 ml for fuel cells or metallic cartridges for fuel cells;
4. For hydrogen in a metal hydride, fuel cell cartridges must have a water capacity lower than or equal too 120 ml.
- Each fuel cell and cartridge for fuel cells must be in compliance with the standard IEC 62282-6-100 Ed. 1, including amendment 1, and bear the manufacturer’s certificate indicating that it is in compliance with the specification. Moreover, each fuel cell cartridge must indicate the maximum quantity and type of fuel in the cartridge;
- One person may not carry more than two spare cartridges for fuel cells, either in checked-in baggage or cabin baggage or on the person; 
- Fuel cells containing fuel are authorized in cabin baggage only;
- Interaction between the fuel cells and batteries built into any device must in compliance with the standard IEC 62282-6-100 Ed. 1, including amendment 1. Fuel cells whose sole function is to charge a battery in a device are not authorized;
- Fuel cells must be of a type which will not charge batteries while the portable electronic device is no longer in use and must be durably marked by the manufacturer: “APPROVED FOR CARRIAGE IN AIRPLANE CABIN ONLY”; 
- Apart from languages that may be required by the State of origin for the markings specified above, English must be used.

In the hold

 

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Camping heaters and other objects that have contained flammable liquid fuel

are permitted, provided that the camping heater tank and/or bottle have been completely drained of all liquid fuel and measures have been taken to eliminate all risks. In order to eliminate all risks, the fuel content must be drained for at least one hour and ventilated for at least six hours in order to eliminate all flammable vapors. The tank or container must then be hermetically sealed and packaged in an absorbent material, such as a paper towel, and be placed in a polyethylene bag or any other fuel-resistant material. The bag must be closed with the aid of a string or elastic band, or be sealed.

In the hold

 

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In the cabin

 

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Radioisotope-powered cardiac pacemakers

Isotope-powered cardiac pacemakers or other devices, including those that work with the aid of lithium batteries, implanted in the body or carried on the person.

In the hold

 

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In the cabin

 

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Non-infectious specimens

Non-infectious samples such as samples of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, fish, insects, or other invertebrates containing small quantities or flammable liquids, carried in hold baggage or cabin baggage.

In the hold

 

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In the cabin

 

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Medical or clinical thermometer

Thermometers containing mercury, one (1) per passenger for personal use, when placed in protective sleeve. 

In the hold

 

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Mercury-based thermometer or barometer

Mercury-based thermometer or barometer carried by a representative of any State meteorological office or similar official body. The barometer or thermometer must be placed in robust outer packaging, equipped with a soldered inside lining or a bag made out of solid leak-resistant and tear-proof material, impermeable to mercury to prevent the mercury from leaking out of the packaging, whatever its position. The captain must be informed of the location of the barometer or thermometer. 

In the hold

 

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