Dangerous Goods


Dangerous Goods

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Dangerous goods must not be carried as checked or carry-on baggage, except as otherwise provided below. Dangerous goods permitted in carry-on baggage are also permitted “on one’s person”, except where otherwise specified.

Please note that other restrictions may be applicable as airport security or country laws.


Alcoholic beverages, when in retail packagings, containing more than 24% but not more than 70%  alcohol by volume, in receptacles not exceeding 5 L, with a total net quantity per person of 5 L.

  • Permitted in or as checked baggage
  • Permitted in or as carry-on baggage

Ammunition (cartridges for weapons), securely packaged (in Div. 1.4S, UN 0012 or UN 0014 only), in quantities not exceeding 5 kg gross weight per person for that person’s own use. Allowances for more than one person must not be combined into one or more packages.

  • Require Approval. Contact us
  • Permitted in or as checked baggage
  • NOT Permitted in or as carry-on baggage

Batteries, spare/loose, including lithium metal or lithium ion cells or batteries, for portable electronic devices must be carried in carry-on baggage only. For lithium metal batteries the lithium metal content must not exceed 2 g and for lithium ion batteries the Watt-hour rating must not exceed 100 Wh. Articles which have the primary purpose as a power source, e.g. power banks are considered as spare batteries. These batteries must be individually protected to prevent short circuits. Each person is limited to a maximum of 20 spare batteries.

  • NOT Permitted in or as checked baggage
  • Permitted in or as carry-on baggage

Camping stoves and fuel containers that have contained a flammable liquid fuel, with empty fuel tank and/or fuel container.

  • Require Approval. Contact us
  • Permitted in or as checked baggage
  • NOT Permitted in or as carry-on baggage

Chemical Agent Monitoring Equipment, when carried by staff members of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons on official travel

  • Require Approval. Contact us
  • Permitted in or as checked baggage
  • Permitted in or as carry-on baggage

Disabling devices such as mace, pepper spray, etc. containing an irritant or incapacitating substance are FORBIDDEN forbidden on the person, in checked and carry-on baggage.

  • FORBIDDEN

Dry ice (carbon dioxide, solid), in quantities not exceeding 2.5 kg per person when used to pack YES YES YES NO perishables not subject to these Regulations in checked or carry-on baggage, provided the baggage (package) permits the release of carbon dioxide gas. Checked baggage must be marked “dry ice” or “carbon dioxide, solid” and with the net weight of dry ice or an indication that there is 2.5 kg or less dry ice.

  • Require Approval. Contact us
  • Permitted in or as checked baggage
  • Permitted in or as carry-on baggage

e-cigarettes (including e-cigars, e-pipes, other personal vaporizers) containing batteries must be individually protected to prevent accidental activation.

  • NOT Permitted in or as checked baggage
  • Permitted in or as carry-on baggage

Electro shock weapons (e.g. Tasers) containing dangerous goods such as explosives, compressed FORBIDDEN gases, lithium batteries, etc. are forbidden in carry-on baggage or checked baggage or on the person.

  • FORBIDDEN

Fuel cells containing fuel, powering portable electronic devices (e.g. cameras, cellular phones, laptop computers and camcorders)

  • NOT Permitted in or as checked baggage
  • Permitted in or as carry-on baggage

Fuel cell cartridges, spare for portable electronic devices

  • Permitted in or as checked baggage
  • Permitted in or as carry-on baggage

Gas cartridges, small, non-flammable containing carbon dioxide or other suitable gas in Division 2.2. Up to two (2) small cartridges fitted into a self-inflating safety device such as a life jacket or vest. Not more than one (1) device per passenger and up to two (2) spare small cartridges per person, not more than four (4) cartridges up to 50 mL water capacity for other devices

  • Require Approval. Contact us
  • Permitted in or as checked baggage
  • Permitted in or as carry-on baggage

Gas cylinders, non-flammable, non-toxic worn for the operation of mechanical limbs. Also, spare cylinders of a similar size if required to ensure an adequate supply for the duration of the journey.

  • Permitted in or as checked baggage
  • Permitted in or as carry-on baggage

Hair curlers containing hydrocarbon gas, up to one (1) per passenger or crew-member, provided that the safety cover is securely fitted over the heating element. These hair curlers must not be used on board the aircraft at any time. Gas refills for such curlers are not permitted in checked or carry-on baggage.

  • Permitted in or as checked baggage
  • Permitted in or as carry-on baggage

Heat producing articles such as underwater torches (diving lamps) and soldering irons.

  • Require Approval. Contact us
  • Permitted in or as checked baggage
  • Permitted in or as carry-on baggage

Insulated packagings containing refrigerated liquid nitrogen (dry shipper), fully absorbed in a porous material containing only non-dangerous goods.

  • Permitted in or as checked baggage
  • Permitted in or as carry-on baggage

Internal combustion or fuel cell engines, must meet A70

  • Permitted in or as checked baggage
  • NOT Permitted in or as carry-on baggage

Lamps, energy efficient when in retail packaging intended for personal or home use.

  • Permitted in or as checked baggage
  • Permitted in or as carry-on baggage

Lithium Batteries: Security-type equipment containing lithium batteries

  • Require Approval. Contact us
  • Permitted in or as checked baggage
  • NOT Permitted in or as carry-on baggage

Lithium Batteries: Portable electronic devices (PED) containing lithium metal or lithium ion cells or batteries, including medical devices such as portable oxygen concentrators (POC) and consumer electronics such as cameras, mobile phones, laptops and tablets, when carried by passengers or crew for personal use. For lithium metal batteries the lithium metal content must not exceed 2 g and for lithium ion batteries the Watt-hour rating must not exceed 100 Wh. Devices in checked baggage must be completely switched off and must be protected from damage. Each person is limited to a maximum of 15 PED. Baggage equipped with a lithium battery, other than lithium button cells, the battery must be removable. If offered as checked baggage the battery must be removed and carried in the cabin.

  • Permitted in or as checked baggage
  • Permitted in or as carry-on baggage

Lithium batteries, spare/loose, including power banks, see Batteries, spare/loose


Lithium battery-powered electronic devices. Lithium ion batteries for portable (including medical) YES YES YES NO electronic devices, a Wh rating exceeding 100 Wh but not exceeding 160 Wh. For portable medical electronic devices only, lithium metal batteries with a lithium metal content exceeding 2 g but not exceeding 8 g. Devices in checked baggage must be completely switched off and must be protected from damage

  • Require Approval. Contact us
  • Permitted in or as checked baggage
  • Permitted in or as carry-on baggage

Lithium batteries, spare/loose with a Watt-hour rating exceeding 100 Wh but not exceeding 160 Wh for consumer electronic devices and PMED or with a lithium metal content exceeding 2 g but not exceeding 8 g for PMED only. Maximum of two spare batteries in carry-on baggage only. These batteries must be individually protected to prevent short circuits.

  • Require Approval. Contact us
  • NOT Permitted in or as checked baggage
  • Permitted in or as carry-on baggage

Matches, safety (one small packet) or a small cigarette lighter that does not contain unabsorbed liquid  fuel, other than liquefied gas, intended for use by an individual when carried on the person. Lighter fuel and lighter refills are not permitted on one’s person or in checked or carry-on baggage.

  • On one’s person

Note: “Strike anywhere” matches, “Blue flame” or “Cigar” lighters are forbidden.


Mobility Aids: Battery-powered wheelchairs or other similar mobility devices with non-spillable wet batteries or with batteries which comply with Special Provision A123 or A199

  • Require Approval. Contact us
  • Permitted in or as checked baggage
  • NOT Permitted in or as carry-on baggage

Mobility Aids: Battery-powered wheelchairs or other similar mobility devices with spillable batteries or with lithium batteries

  • Require Approval. Contact us
  • Permitted in or as checked baggage
  • NOT Permitted in or as carry-on baggage

Mobility Aids: Battery-powered wheelchairs or other similar mobility devices with lithium ion batteries (collapsible), lithium-ion battery must be removed and carried in the cabin

  • Require Approval. Contact us
  • NOT Permitted in or as checked baggage
  • Permitted in or as carry-on baggage

Non-radioactive medicinal or toiletry articles (including aerosols) such as hair sprays, perfumes, NO YES YES NO colognes and medicines containing alcohol

  • Permitted in or as checked baggage
  • Permitted in or as carry-on baggage

The total net quantity of non-radioactive medicinal or toiletry articles and non-flammable, non-toxic aerosols in Division 2.2 must not exceed 2 kg or 2 L and the net quantity of each single article must not exceed 0.5 kg or 0.5 L. Release valves on aerosols must be protected by a cap or other suitable means to prevent inadvertent release of the contents


Non-flammable, non-toxic aerosols in Division 2.2, with no subsidiary risk, for sporting or home use.

The total net quantity of non-radioactive medicinal or toiletry articles and non-flammable, non-toxic aerosols in Division 2.2 must not exceed 2 kg or 2 L and the net quantity of each single article must not exceed 0.5 kg or 0.5 L. Release valves on aerosols must be protected by a cap or other suitable means to prevent inadvertent release of the contents

  • Permitted in or as checked baggage
  • NOT Permitted in or as carry-on baggage

Oxygen or air, gaseous, cylinders required for medical use. The cylinder must not exceed 5 kg gross weight.

  • Require Approval. Contact us
  • Permitted in or as checked baggage
  • Permitted in or as carry-on baggage

Note: Liquid oxygen systems are forbidden for transport.


Permeation devices, must meet A41

  • Permitted in or as checked baggage
  • NOT Permitted in or as carry-on baggage

Portable electronic devices containing non-spillable batteries, batteries must meet A67 and must be 12 V or less and 100 Wh or less. A maximum of 2 spare batteries may be carried

  • Permitted in or as checked baggage
  • Permitted in or as carry-on baggage

Radioisotopic cardiac pacemakers or other devices, including those powered by lithium batteries, implanted into a person or fitted externally, or radiopharmaceuticals contained within the body of a person as the result of medical treatment.

  • On one’s person

Security-type attaché cases, cash boxes, cash bags, etc. incorporating dangerous goods, such as FORBIDDEN lithium batteries and/or pyrotechnic material, are totally forbidden.

  • FORBIDDEN

Specimens, non-infectious packed with small quantities of flammable liquid, must meet A180

  • Permitted in or as checked baggage
  • Permitted in or as carry-on baggage

Thermometer, medical or clinical, which contains mercury, one (1) per person for personal use, when in its protective case.

  • Permitted in or as checked baggage
  • NOT Permitted in or as carry-on baggage

Thermometer or barometer, mercury filled carried by a representative of a government weather bureau or similar official agency

  • Require Approval. Contact us
  • NOT Permitted in or as checked baggage
  • Permitted in or as carry-on baggage