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Provisions for Dangerous Goods Carried by Passengers or Crew

Dangerous  goods  must  not  be  carried  in  or  as  passengers  or  crew,  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.

 

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.

The approval of the operator is required: NO

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.

The approval of the operator is required: YES

Permitted in or as checked baggage: 

Permitted in or as carry-on baggage: X

Avalanche rescue backpack

one (1) per person, containing a cartridge of compressed gas in Div. 2.2. May also be equipped with a pyrotechnic trigger mechanism containing no more than 200 mg net of Div. 1.4S. The backpack must be packed in such a manner that it cannot be accidentally activated. The airbags within the backpacks must be fitted with pressure relief valves.

The approval of the operator is required: YES

Permitted in or as checked baggage: 

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.*

*The operator may approve the carriage of more than 20 batteries.

The approval of the operator is required: NO

Permitted in or as checked baggage: X

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 (see 2.3.2.5 for details).

The approval of the operator is required: YES

Permitted in or as checked baggage: 

Permitted in or as carry-on baggage: X

Chemical Agent Monitoring Equipment

when carried by staff members of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons on official travel (see 2.3.4.4).

The approval of the operator is required: YES

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 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 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.

The approval of the operator is required: YES

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.

The approval of the operator is required: NO

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 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), see 2.3.5.10 for details.

The approval of the operator is required: NO

Permitted in or as checked baggage: 

Permitted in or as carry-on baggage: 

Fuel cell cartridges

spare for portable electronic devices, see 2.3.5.10 for details.

The approval of the operator is required: NO

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 (see 2.3.4.2)

The approval of the operator is required: YES

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.

The approval of the operator is required: NO

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

The approval of the operator is required: NO

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 (See 2.3.4.6 for details).

The approval of the operator is required: YES

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.

The approval of the operator is required: NO 

Permitted in or as checked baggage: ✔ 

Permitted in or as carry-on baggage: 

Internal combustion or fuel cell engines

must meet A70 (see 2.3.5.15 for details)

The approval of the operator is required: NO

Permitted in or as checked baggage: ✔ 

Permitted in or as carry-on baggage: 

Lamps, energy efficient

when in retail packaging intended for personal or home use.

The approval of the operator is required: NO 

Permitted in or as checked baggage: 

Permitted in or as carry-on baggage: 

Lithium Batteries: Security-type equipment

containing lithium batteries (see 2.3.2.6 for details).

The approval of the operator is required: YES

Permitted in or as checked baggage: 

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 (see 2.3.5.9).  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, (such as smart bag) the battery must be removable. If offered as checked baggage the battery must be removed and carried in the cabin.

*The operator may approve the carriage of more than 15 PED.

The approval of the operator is required: NO

Permitted in or as checked baggage:

Permitted in or as carry-on baggage: 

Lithium battery-powered electronic devices

Lithium ion batteries for portable (including medical) 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.

The approval of the operator is required: YES

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 8g for PMED only. Maximum of two spare batteries in carry-on baggage only. These batteries must be individually protected to prevent short circuits.

The approval of the operator is required: YES

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

The approval of the operator is required: NO

Permitted in or as checked baggage: ON ONE'S PERSON

Permitted in or as carry-on baggage: ON ONE'S PERSON

Mobility Aids / 1

Battery-powered  wheelchairs or other similar mobility devices with non-spillable  wet batteries or with batteries which  comply  with Special  Provision  A123 or A199, (see 2.3.2.2).

The approval of the operator is required: YES

Permitted in or as checked baggage: 

Permitted in or as carry-on baggage: X

Mobility Aids / 2

Battery-powered  wheelchairs or other similar mobility devices with spillable  batteries or with lithium  batteries  (see 2.3.2.3  and 2.3.2.4  for details).

The approval of the operator is required: YES

Permitted in or as checked baggage: 

Permitted in or as carry-on baggage: X

Mobility Aids / 3

Battery-powered  wheelchairs or other similar mobility devices with lithium  ion batteries (collapsible), lithium-ion battery must be removed and carried in the cabin (see 2.3.2.4(d)  for details).

The approval of the operator is required: YES

Permitted in or as checked baggage: X

Permitted in or as carry-on baggage: 

Non-radioactive medicinal or toiletry articles

(including aerosols) such as hair sprays, perfumes, colognes and medicines containing alcohol;
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.

The approval of the operator is required: NO

Permitted in or as checked baggage: 

Permitted in or as carry-on baggage: 

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.

The approval of the operator is required: NO

Permitted in or as checked baggage: 

Permitted in or as carry-on baggage: X

Oxygen or air, gaseous, cylinders

 required for medical use. The cylinder must not exceed 5 kg gross weight.

Note: Liquid oxygen systems are forbidden for transport. 

The approval of the operator is required: YES

Permitted in or as checked baggage: 

Permitted in or as carry-on baggage: 

Permeation devices

must meet A41 (see 2.3.5.16  for details).

The approval of the operator is required: NO
Permitted in or as checked baggage: 

Permitted in or as carry-on baggage: X

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 (see 2.3.5.13 for details)

The approval of the operator is required: NO

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.

The approval of the operator is required: NO

Permitted in or as checked baggage: ON ONE'S PERSON

Permitted in or as carry-on baggage: ON ONE'S PERSON

Security-type attaché cases, cash boxes, cash bags

incorporating dangerous goods, such as lithium batteries and/or pyrotechnic material, except as provided in 2.3.2.6 are totally forbidden. See entry in 4.2–List of Dangerous Goods.

FORBIDDEN

Small vehicles

for leisure purpose powered by lithium batteries such as mini segways, hoverboards or solowheels

FORBIDDEN ON ALITALIA FLIGHTS

Specimens, non-infectious

packed with small quantities of flammable liquid, must meet A180 (see 2.3.5.14 for details).

The approval of the operator is required: NO

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.

The approval of the operator is required: NO

Permitted in or as checked baggage: 

Permitted in or as carry-on baggage: X

Thermometer or barometer, mercury filled

carried by a representative  of a government weather bureau or similar official agency (see 2.3.3.1  for details).

The approval of the operator is required:  YES

Permitted in or as checked baggage: X

Permitted in or as carry-on baggage: