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Prohibited items

Summary: There are a few things you shouldn't pack or carry with you on a plane.

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Should I be aware of any other potentially dangerous items?
The following items are normally considered too dangerous for your carry-on baggage and your checked baggage: 
  • Heavy tools including hammers, wrenches, and crowbars
  • Ammunition and firearms
  • Fuel, most lighters and camping stoves
    • One Bic lighter, or one book of matches, or one USB lighter may be allowed in the cabin of the aircraft.
  • Scuba tanks, golf clubs, baseball bats, bowling balls, billiard cues, hockey sticks, and ski poles.
  • Blackjacks, nightsticks, and billy clubs
  • Restraining devices such as handcuffs or flex-cuffs
  • Unidentifiable liquids in unmarked containers.
  • Oxygen cylinders, oxygen generators, and canned oxygen (also known as recreational or flavoured oxygen)
  • Alcoholic beverages with an alcohol content of 70% or more
  • Oxidising and corrosive chemicals
  • Acids, mercury, and alkalis
  • Bleach and bleaching powder
  • Pepper spray, mace, or bear spray
  • Explosives of any kind
  • Poisonous paints and toxins
  • Radioactive materials
It is the passenger's responsibility to ensure they're aware of the specific policies of the airlines and airports in their trip. 

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