What is prohibited?


  • Pistols, revolvers, rifles, shotguns, etc. including toy guns, replicas and imitation firearms capable of being mistaken for real weapons.
  • Component parts of firearms (except telescopic sights and scopes).
  • Compressed air and CO2 guns, such as pistols, pellet guns, rifles and ball bearing guns.
  • Signal flare pistols and starter pistols.
  • Crossbows, bows and arrows.
  • Slingshots and catapults.
  • Harpoon guns and spear guns.

Discharge devices and incapacitating agents

  • Stun guns.
  • “Taser” type electroshock weapons.
  • Stun batons (including cattle prods and captive bolt pistols).
  • Mace.
  • Pepper sprays.
  • Capsicum sprays.
  • Tear gas.
  • Acid sprays.
  • Animal repellent sprays.

Sharp objects

  • Axes, hatchets, cleavers and machetes.
  • Crampons, harpoons and javelins.
  • Ice axes, ice picks and ice skates.
  • Switchblade or flick knives and knives with a blade longer than 6 cm, in metal or any other hard material that can be used as a weapon.
  • Open razors and blades (excluding safety or disposable razors with enclosed blades).
  • Sabres, swords and sword canes.
  • Box cutters.
  • Scalpels.
  • Scissors with blades of more than 6 cm measured from the fulcrum.
  • Sharp or bladed martial arts equipment, throwing stars.

Blunt instruments

  • Baseball and softball bats.
  • Rigid or flexible clubs and batons, such as billy clubs, blackjacks, ski poles, trekking poles, etc.
  • Cricket bats.
  • Golf clubs, hockey sticks and lacrosse sticks.
  • Kayak and canoe oars.
  • Billiard cues.
  • Martial arts equipment (brass knuckles, clubs, billy clubs, flails, nunchakus, Kubotans, etc.).

Workmen's tools

  • Drills (including cordless portable power drills) and drill bits.
  • Professional blades and knives.
  • Saws, including cordless portable power saws.
  • Screwdrivers, chisels.
  • Crowbars.
  • Hammers.
  • Blowtorches.
  • Bolt guns and nail guns.

Chemical and toxic substances

  • Acids and alkalis (for example, spillable wet batteries).
  • Corrosive or bleaching substances (mercury, chlorine, etc.).
  • Oxidising materials and organic peroxides
  • Gases: butane, propane, etc.
  • Radioactive material (for example, medical or commercial isotopes).
  • Poisons.
  • Infectious or biologically hazardous material (for example, infected blood, bacteria and viruses).
  • Fire extinguishers.

Sustancias explosivas e inflamables

  • Municiones.
  • Fulminantes.
  • Detonadores y espoletas.
  • Explosivos y dispositivos explosivos.
  • Reproducciones o imitaciones de explosivos y dispositivos de explosivos.
  • Minas, granadas y otras cargas explosivas de uso militar.
  • Gas y bombonas de gas (butano, propano, acetileno, oxígeno, etc.) en gran volumen.
  • Materiales con capacidad de imflamación o combustión espontánea.
  • Fuegos de artificio, bengalas de todo tipo y otros artículos de pirotecnia (lo cual incluye petardos y fulminantes de juguete). 
  • Fósforos (excepto los de seguridad).
  • Botes de humo y cartuchos generadores de humo.
  • Combustibles líquidos inflamables (gasolina, gasoil, combustible para encendedores, alcohol, etanol, etc.).
  • Nebulizadores de pintura Aguarrás y disolventes de pintura.
  • Bebidas alcohólicas cuya graduación alcohólica volumétrica supere el 70 % (140% proof).
  • Sólidos inflamables y sustancias que, en contacto con el agua, desprenden gases inflamables.