Dangerous goods carried by passengers or crew

1. When passengers or crew carrying dangerous goods, the rules of ICAO TI and CAAC shall be observed.

2. Dangerous goods must not be carried by passengers or crew as checked, carry-on baggage or on one’s person , except as otherwise provided in the table below.

3. Variations may exist in different airports and countries. It is suggested to consult the departure airport when necessary.

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No. Item Declare in check-in counter As checked baggage As carry-on baggage On one’s person Requirements
1 Portable electronic devices (PED) containing lithium metal or lithium ion cells or batteries, including medical devices (1)For consumer electronics such as cameras, mobile phones, laptops and tablets, when carried by passengers or crew for personal use.
(2)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.
(3)If devices are carried in checked baggage passenger of crew must take measures to prevent damage ;the device must be turned off(not in sleep mode)
(4)Spare batteries and portable chargers are not allowed in checked baggage.
(5) Baggage equipped with a lithium battery, with a lithium metal content exceeding 0.3 g or a Watt-hour rating exceeding 2.7 Wh:
(a) baggage where the lithium battery cannot be removed is forbidden for carriage.
(b) For baggage where the lithium battery can be removed, if the baggage is to be checked in, the lithium battery must be removed from the baggage and the lithium battery must be carried in the cabin or the baggage must be carried in the cabin.
(6) Each person is limited to a maximum of 15 PED.
2 Lithium batteries-powered electronic devices (including medical devices) (1)Lithium ion batteries for portable (including medical devices), Wh rating exceeding 100Wh 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.
(2)If devices are carried in checked baggage passengers or crew must take measures to prevent damage ;the device must be turned off(not in sleep mode or hibernation).
3 Spare lithium batteries including lithium metal or lithium ion batteries (not exceeding 100wh) Spare lithium batteries for PED only can be carried in carry-on baggage. For lithium metal batteries , the lithium content not exceed 2g; for lithium-ion batteries the watt-hour rating not exceed 100wh The primary purpose of which is to provide power to another device, e.g power banks, are considered as spare batteries. Each person is limited to a maximum of 20 spare batteries ( all types of batteries). Power banks must be turned off and can’t be used during flight. Spare batteries must be individually protected to prevent short circuits
4 Spare lithium batteries including lithium metal battery(for medical electronic devices , with a lithium content exceeding 2 g but not exceeding 8 g )or lithium ion batteries ( exceeding 100wh but not exceeding 160 wh) Lithium ion batteries exceeding 100wh but not exceeding 160 wh for portable medical electronic devices (PMED) and portable electronic devices. Lithium metal batteries for portable medical electronic devices (PMED), with a lithium content exceeding 2 g but not exceeding 8 g. No more than 2 batteries can be carried in carry-on baggage. Spare batteries must be individually protected so as to prevent short circuits.
5 Hover board (watt hour rating not exceeding 100 Wh) Only in carry-on baggage not allowed in checked baggage.
6 Hover board (watt hour rating exceeding 100 Wh but not exceeding 160 Wh) Only in carry-on baggage not allowed in checked baggage.
7 Alcoholic beverage (1)When in retail packaging, containing more than 24% but not more than 70% alcohol by volume, in receptacles not exceeding 5L, with a total net quantity per person of 5L. Other local requirements and regulations must be followed.
(2) Alcoholic beverages containing 24% or less alcohol by volume are not dangerous goods. Alcoholic beverages containing more than 70% alcohol by volume are forbidden for carriage.
8 Ammunition (cartridges for weapons), securely packaged Only for Div.1.4S, UN0012 or UN 0014 in quantities not exceeding 5 kg gross weight per person for that person own use. Allowance for more than one person must not be combined into one or more packages. Only be carried by athletes.
9 Chemical agent monitoring equipment Carried by staff members of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons on official travel.
10 Dry ice (carbon dioxide, solid) In quantity not exceeding 2.5 kg per person when used to pack perishables not subject to the DGR 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.
11 E-cigarettes Must be individually protected to prevent accidental activation. Can’t be used or recharged on board the aircraft
12 Small Non-flammable Gas Cartridges Fitted into small self-inflating safety Devices Containing carbon dioxide or other suitable gas in Division 2.2. Up to two small cartridges fitted into a self-inflating safety device such as a life jacket or vest. Not more than one device per passenger and up to two spare small cartridges per person, not more than four cartridges up to 50ml water capacity for other devices.
13 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.
14 Hair curlers containing hydrocarbon gas Up to one 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.
15 Heat producing articles Such as underwear torches (diving lamps) and soldering irons. Any battery that has been removed must be protected against short circuit.
16 Insulated packagings containing refrigerated liquid nitrogen (dry shipper) Fully absorbed in a porous material containing only non-dangerous goods.
17 Internal combustion or fuel cell engines Must meet requirements of IATA DGR A70,
18 Lamps, energy efficient When in retail packaging intended for personal or home use.
19 Lithium batteries, security-type equipment containing lithium batteries The equipment must be equipped with an effective means of preventing accident activation. For lithium ion batteries not more than 100WH, for lithium metal batteries not more than 2g. Gas cartridge with a capacity not more than 50 ml of Division 2.2.
20 Battery-powered wheelchairs or other similar mobility devices with non-spillable wet batteries or with batteries which comply with Special Provision A123 or A199. For use by passengers whose mobility is restricted by either a disability, their health or age, or a temporary mobility problem(e.g. broken leg), Where a battery-powered or other similar mobility aid is specifically designed to allow its battery to be removed by the user: the battery must be removed. The wheelchair/mobility aid may then be carried as checked baggage without restriction, the removed battery must be carried in strong, rigid packagings which must be carried in the cargo compartment. Apply for approval 48 hours before flight.
21 Lithium Battery-powered wheelchairs or other similar mobility devices For use by passengers whose mobility is restricted by either a disability, their health or age, or a temporary mobility problem (e.g. broken leg). The battery is either (i)securely attached to the wheelchair or mobility aid and the electrical circuits are isolated following the manufacturer’s instruction or (ii) Removed by the user, if the mobility aid is specially designed to allow it to be, following the manufacturer’s instructions. The battery removed from the mobility aids must not exceed 300 Wh, or for mobility aids fitted with two batteries, each battery must not exceed 160Wh. A passenger may carry a maximum of one spare lithium ion battery not exceeding 300 Wh or two spare batteries each not exceeding 160 Wh. Battery removed from the mobility and any spare batteries are carried in the passenger cabin and must be protected from damage (e.g. By placing each battery in a protective pouch). Apply for approval 48 hours before flight.
22 Non-radioactive medicinal or toiletry articles (including aerosols) such as hair sprays, perfumes, colognes and medicines containing alcohol; and Non-flammable, non-toxic (Division 2.2) aerosols, with no subsidiary hazard, for sporting or home use. The total net quantity of non-radioactive medicinal or toiletry articles and non-flammable, non-toxic (Division 2.2) aerosols 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. Note: according to the CAAC regulation, cosmetics for personal use during air travel meet the three conditions at the same time can be carried in carry-on baggage:
(1)limited to one for each type,
(2)placed in a container with container volume not exceeding 100 ml,
(3)subject to open bottle inspection.
23 Permeation devices Must meet requirements of IATA DGR A41.
24 Portable electronic device containing non-spillable batteries Batteries must meet IATA DGR A67 and must be 12 V or less and 100 Wh or less. A maximum of 2 spare batteries may be carried.
25 Radioisotopic cardiac pacemakers On one’s person 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.
26 Specimens, non-infectious Packed with small quantities of flammable liquid, must meet IATA DGR A180.
27 Thermometer, medical or clinical Which contains mercury, one per person for personal use, when in its protective case.
28 Thermometer or barometer, mercury filled Carried by a representative of a government weather bureau or similar official agency.
29 Self-heating food Forbidden
30 Baggage equipped with a lithium battery, with a lithium metal content exceeding 0.3 g or a Watt-hour rating exceeding 2.7 Wh and the battery can’t be removed Forbidden
31 Oxygen or air, gaseous ,cylinders Forbidden
32 Matches, safety or a small cigarette lighter Forbidden
33 Avalanche rescue backpack Forbidden
34 Fuel cells and fuel cell cartridges, spare Forbidden
35 Camping stove and fuel containers that have contained a flammable liquid fuel Forbidden
36 Disabling devices Forbidden
37 Electro shock weapons Forbidden
38 Wheelchairs or other similar mobility devices with spillable batteries Forbidden