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Chemical Substances

Luggage Restrictions for Chemicals

Airport security regulations are strict when you fly in and out of the United Kingdom. Use this guide to check whether airline restrictions on bringing chemicals and toxic substances on the plane in your hand luggage.


As a rule each airline formulates their own list of prohibited items.

But, there are certain dangerous items which may not get taken onto a plane in any circumstance.

Use this guide to check which chemical items and toxic substances are not permitted as hand baggage or hold luggage when taking a plane flight in or out of the United Kingdom.

Chemicals and Toxic Substances

Flight passengers are not permitted to take any of these items as hand luggage or in the airplane cargo hold:

*Check with your airline in advance of flying.
Chemicals and Toxic Substances; UK Rules Updated 2017