What is prohibited?

Prohibited products

  • Explosives (including detonators, fuses, grenades, mines and pyrotechnic products).
  • Gases: propane, butane (including small camping gas bottles).
  • Flammable liquids (including petrol and methanol, paints, solvents, glues and charges for lighters).
  • Solid flammable or reactive substances (including magnesium, matches and lighters, fireworks and flares).
  • Oxidants and organic peroxides (like bleaches and abrasive substances).
  • Toxic or infectious substances (rat poisons, infected blood).
  • Radioactive material (including isotopes for medical or commercial use).
  • Corrosive substances (such as mercury and car batteries).
  • Parts of an engine which have contained fuel.
  • Electronic cigarettes.
  • Lithium batteries outside of electronic devices.


  • For passenger security reasons, passengers should not check in or transport luggage for strangers.
  • Security staff may refuse to transport checked-in baggage if it contains a non-listed item that they are suspicious about.
  • Bear in mind that these items may be affected by more than one regulation (airport security, safe transport of dangerous goods, etc.). In this case, the most restrictive regulation applies.