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Guide to Dangerous Goods

Guide to Dangerous Goods

Guide to Dangerous Goods

Dangerous goods are articles and substances, which pose significant risk, health, safety and property. Therefore, their carriage is strictly controlled by International Dangerous Goods Regulations, which specify the conditions under which dangerous goods can be transported without risking the safety of people and property.

Dangerous goods must not be carried in or as guests or crew, checked or carry-on baggage, except as otherwise provided below. Dangerous Goods permitted in carry-on baggage are also “on one’s person”, except where otherwise specified.

Dangerous Goods
The approval
of the operator
is required
Permited in
or as check baggage
Permitted in
or as carry-on baggage
Alcoholic beverages, when in retail packagings, containing more than 24% but not more than 70% alcohol by volume, in receptacles not exceeding 5 L, with a total net quantity per person of 5 L.

Note: Alcoholic beverages containing 24% or less alcohol by volume are not subject to any restrictions.

*Liquids, gels, and aerosols in carry-on baggage are further limited to 100 ML containers (refer to Liquid, Aerosols and Gels (LAGS) Restrictions)

NO YES YES
Ammunition, securely packaged (in Div. 1.4.S, UN 0012 or UN 0014 only), in quantities not exceeding 5 kg gross weight per person for that person’s own use. Allowances for more than one person must not be combined into one or more packages.
Note: Permits and written approvals required.
YES YES NO
Avalanche rescue backpack, one (1) per person, containing a cartridge of compressed gas in Div. 2.2. May also be equipped with a pyrotechnic trigger mechanism containing no more than 200 mg net of Div 1.4.S. The backpack must be packed in such a manner that it cannot be accidentally activated. The airbags within the backpacks must be fitted with pressure relief valves. YES YES YES
Baggage with installed lithium batteries non-removable batteries exceeding 0.3g lithium metal or 2.7Wh (refer to Baggage Prohibition & Restriction for exception) FORBIDDEN FORBIDDEN FORBIDDEN
Baggage with installed lithium batteries (refer to Baggage Prohibition & Restriction for exception)

  • Removable batteries. Batteries must be removed if baggage is to be checked in. Removable batteries must be carried in the cabin.
NO YES YES
Batteries, spare/loose, including lithium batteries, non-spillable batteries, nickle-metal hydride batteries and dry batteries for portable electronic devices must be carried in cabin baggage only. Articles which have the primary purpose as a power source, e.g. power banks are considered as spare batteries. These batteries must be individually protected to prevent short circuits. For lithium metal batteries the lithium metal content must not exceed 2g and for lithium ion batteries the Watt-hour rating must not exceed 100 Wh. For BI, each person is limited to a maximum of four (4) spare batteries. For non-spillable batteries, it must be 12V or less and 100 Wh or less.  Each person is limited to a maximum of two (2) spare batteries.  **For all Royal Brunei Airlines flights, the use of power bank and/or spare batteries on board all BI aircrafts is prohibited. The said devices must not be used to charge another electronic device or to be charged inflight. NO NO YES
Camping stoves and fuel containers that have contained a flammable liquid fuel, with empty fuel tank and/or fuel container YES YES NO
Chemical Agent Monitoring Equipment, when carried by staff members of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons on official travel YES YES YES
Disabling devices such as mace, pepper spray, etc. containing an irritant or incapacitating substance are forbidden on the person, in checked and carry-on baggage. FORBIDDEN FORBIDDEN FORBIDDEN
Dry ice (carbon dioxide, solid), in quantities not exceeding 2.5 kg per person when used to pack perishables not subject to these Regulations 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 YES YES YES
e-cigarettes (including e-cigars, e-pipes, other personal vaporizers) containing batteries must be individually protected to prevent accidental activation NO NO YES
Electro shock weapons (e.g. Tasers) containing dangerous goods such as explosives, compressed gases, lithium batteries, etc. are forbidden in carry-on baggage or checked baggage or on the person. FORBIDDEN FORBIDDEN FORBIDDEN
Fuel cells containing fuel, powering portable electronic devices (e.g. cameras, cellular phones, laptop computers and camcorders) NO NO YES
Fuel cell cartridges, spare for portable electronic devices NO YES YES
Gas cartridges, small, non-flammable containing carbon dioxide or other suitable gas. Up to two (2) small cartridges fitted into a self-inflating safety device such as a life jacket or vest. Not more than two (2) devices per passenger and up to two (2) spare small cartridges per device, not more than four (4) cartridges up to 50 mL water capacity for other devices YES YES YES
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. NO YES YES
Hair styling equipment containing hydrocarbon gas catridge, up to one (1) per passenger or crew-member, provided that the safety cover is securely fitted over the heating element. These hair styling must not be used on board the aircraft. Spare gas cartridge for such hair styling equipment are not permitted in checked or carry-on baggage. NO YES YES
Insulated packagings containing refrigerated liquid nitrogen (dry shipper), fully absorbed in a porous material containing only non-dangerous goods. NO YES YES
Internal combustion or fuel cell engines NO YES NO
Lithium Batteries: Portable electronic devices (PED) containing lithium metal or lithium ion cells or batteries, including medical devices such as portable oxygen concentrators (POC) and consumer electronics such as cameras, mobile phones, laptops and tablets. 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. Devices in checked baggage must be completely switched off and must be protected from damage. For BI, each person is limited to a maximum of seven (7) PED. NO YES YES
Lithium batteries, spare/loose, including power banks  (see Batteries, spare/loose) (see Batteries, spare/loose) (see Batteries, spare/loose)
Lithium battery-powered electronic devices. Lithium ion batteries for portable (including medical) electronic devices, a Wh rating exceeding 100 Wh but not exceeding 160 Wh. For portable medical electronic devices only, lithium metal batteries with a lithium content exceeding 2 g but not exceeding 8 g.  Devices in checked baggage must be completely switched off and must be protected from damage. YES YES YES
Lithium batteries, spare/loose, with a Watt-hour rating exceeding 100 Wh but not exceeding 160 Wh for consumer electronic devices and PMED or with a lithium content exceeding 2 g but not exceeding 8 g for PMED only. Maximum of two spare batteries in carry-on baggage only. These batteries must be individually protected to prevent short circuits.
YES NO YES
Matches, safety (one small packet) or a small cigarette lighter that does not contain unabsorbed liquid fuel, other than liquefied gas, intended for use by an individual when carried on the person. Lighter fuel and lighter refills are not permitted on one’s person or in checked or cabin baggage.
Note: “Strike anywhere” matches, “Blue flame” or “Cigar” lighters or lighters powered by a lithium battery without a safety cap or means of protection against unintentional activation are forbidden.
NO ON ONE’S PERSON ON ONE’S PERSON
Mobility Aids: Battery-powered wheelchairs or other similar mobility devices with non-spillable wet batteries, nickel-metal hydride batteries or dry batteries YES YES NO
Mobility Aids: Battery-powered wheelchairs or other similar mobility devices with spillable batteries or with lithium ion batteries YES YES NO
Mobility Aids: Battery-powered wheelchairs or other similar mobility devices with lithium ion batteries where the design of the mobility aid does not provide adequate protection for the batteries. YES NO YES
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 aerosol must be protected by a cap or other suitable means to prevent inadvertent release of the contents.*Liquids, gels, and aerosols in carry-on baggage are further limited to 100 ML containers (refer to Liquid, Aerosols sand Gels (LAGS) Restrictions)
NO YES YES
Oxygen or air, gaseous, cylinders required for medical use. The cylinder must not exceed 5 kg gross weight.
Note: Liquid oxygen systems are forbidden for transport.
YES YES YES
Permeation devices NO YES NO
Radioisotopic cardiac pacemakers or other devices, including those powered by lithium batteries, implanted into a person or fitted externally NO ON ONE’S PERSON ON ONE’S PERSON
Security-type equipment YES YES NO
Security-type attaché cases, cash boxes, cash bags , etc. Incorporating dangerous goods, such as lithium batteries and/or pyrotechnic material, except as provided are totally forbidden FORBIDDEN FORBIDDEN FORBIDDEN
Specimens, non-infectious packed with small quantities of flammable liquid NO YES YES
Thermometer, medical or clinical , which contains mercury, one (1) per person for personal use, when in its protective case. NO YES NO
Thermometer or barometer, mercury filled carried by a representative of a government weather bureau or similar official agency YES NO YES