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Dangerous Goods

Dangerous goods are articles or substances that are capable of posing a risk to health, safety, property or the environment and are strictly regulated and even prohibited on board. If necessary, these items may be confiscated when checking your baggage.

Furthermore, persons traveling with a laptop or another electronic device equipped with lithium batteries in their checked baggage will be asked to remove their equipment from their bag(s) and to keep it with their carry-on luggage; additional spare lithium batteries is strictly prohibited in checked baggage. For additional information see <here>

The following are links to the French DGAC (Directorate General of Civil Aviation) and to CATSA (Canadian Air Transport Security Authority) which provide a detailed list of these goods.

Please find below a list of most current dangerous good types or specific items:

  • Explosives
  • Gases
  • Flammable Solids & Liquids
  • Oxidizing Substances
  • Poisonous/Infectious Substances
  • Nuclear & Radioactive Substances
  • Corrosives
  • Butane-powered hair curlers
  • Butane refills
  • Propane bottle
  • Mace/Pepper Spray
  • Fuel or battery powered tools/equipment
  • Pyrotechnic materials
  • Kerosene lamps
  • Combustion Engine (used or not)
  • Magnetized material
  • Paint & Paint products (latex and oil)
  • Fuel pump
  • Dry Ice (CO¬≤ Cartridges, Solid)
  • Lifesaving appliances (self-inflating)
  • Air bag inflators
  • Air bag modules
  • Smoke Detectors

For further information on transport of Dangerous Goods or any other goods, please contact us.

Last updated: January 15, 2016