Dangerous Goods Checked baggage Carry-on baggage
Alcoholic beverages Yes Yes
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When in retail packaging, 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.

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Ammunition (cartridges for weapons) Yes No
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Securely packaged (in Div. 1.4S, UN 0012 or UN 0014 only), in quantities not exceeding 5 kg gross weight per person for that person’s own use.
Emirates approval for carriage required. Click here to apply for approval or contact your local Emirates office.

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Avalanche rescue backpack Yes Yes
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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. 1.4S.
Emirates approval for carriage required. Contact your local Emirates office for approval.

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Batteries, spare/loose, including lithium metal or lithium ion cells or batteries No Yes
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For portable electronic devices must be carried in carry-on 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.

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Camping stoves and fuel containers that have contained a flammable liquid fuel Yes No
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With empty fuel tank and/or fuel container. 
Emirates approval for carriage required. Contact your local Emirates office for approval.

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Chemical Agent Monitoring Equipment Yes Yes
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When carried by staff members of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons on official travel. 
Emirates approval for carriage required. Contact your local Emirates office for approval.

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Disabling devices Forbidden Forbidden
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Such as mace, pepper spray, etc. containing an irritant or incapacitating substance are forbidden on the person, in checked and carry-on baggage.

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Dry ice (carbon dioxide, solid) Yes Yes
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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. 
Emirates approval for carriage required. Contact your local Emirates office for approval.

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e-cigarettes (including e-cigars, e-pipes, other personal vaporizers) No Yes
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Containing batteries must be individually protected to prevent accidental activation.

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Electro shock weapons (e.g. Tasers) Forbidden Forbidden
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Containing dangerous goods such as explosives, compressed gases, lithium batteries, etc. are forbidden in carry-on baggage or checked baggage or on the person.

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Fuel cells and spare fuel cartridges Yes Yes
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Powering portable electronic devices (e.g. cameras, cellular phones, laptop computers and camcorders).

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Gas cartridges, small, non-flammable Yes Yes
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Containing carbon dioxide or other suitable gas in Division 2.2. Up to two (2) small cartridges fitted into a self-inflating safety device such as a life jacket or vest. Not more than one (1) device per customer and up to two (2) spare small cartridges per person, not more than four (4) cartridges up to 50 ml water capacity for other devices. 
Emirates approval for carriage required. Contact your local Emirates office for approval.

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Gas cylinders, non-flammable, non-toxic worn for the operation of mechanical limbs Yes Yes
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Also, spare cylinders of a similar size if required to ensure an adequate supply for the duration of the journey.

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Hair curlers containing hydrocarbon gas Yes Yes
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Up to one (1) per customer or crew-member, provided that the safety cover is securely fitted over the heating element. These hair curlers must not be used on board the aircraft at any time. Gas refills for such curlers are not permitted in checked or carry-on baggage.

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Heat producing articles Yes Yes
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Such as underwater torches (diving lamps) and soldering irons. 
Emirates approval for carriage required. Contact your local Emirates office for approval.

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Insulated packaging containing refrigerated liquid nitrogen (dry shipper) Yes Yes
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Fully absorbed in a porous material containing only non-dangerous goods.

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Internal combustion or fuel cell engines, Yes No
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Must meet requirements of IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations Special Provision A70 which requires that the engine be free of any fuel used for that.

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Lamps, energy efficient Yes Yes
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When in retail packaging intended for personal or home use.

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Lithium Batteries: Security-type equipment containing lithium batteries Yes No
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Emirates approval for carriage required. Contact your local Emirates office for approval.

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Lithium Batteries: Portable electronic devices containing lithium metal or lithium ion batteries, including medical devices Yes Yes
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Such as portable oxygen concentrators (POC) and consumer electronics such as cameras, mobile phones, laptops and tablets, when carried by customers or crew for personal use. Batteries must not exceed 2 g for lithium metal batteries and 100 Wh for lithium ion batteries.

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Lithium batteries, spare/loose No Yes
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With a Watt-hour rating exceeding 100 Wh but not exceeding 160 Wh for consumer electronic devices and Portable Medical Electronic Device (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. 
Note: Batteries with Watt-hour less than 100 Wh or lithium content less than 2g can be carried without approval.
Emirates approval for carriage required. Contact your local Emirates office for approval.

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Lithium battery-powered electronic devices Yes Yes
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Batteries with Watt-hour less than 100 Wh or lithium content less than 2g can be carried without approval. 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. 
Note: Batteries with Watt-hour less than 100 Wh or lithium content less than 2g can be carried without approval.  
Emirates approval for carriage required. Contact your local Emirates office for approval.

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Matches, safety (one small packet) or a small cigarette lighter One one's person One one's person
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Should 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 carry-on baggage. 
Note: “Strike anywhere” matches, “Blue flame” or “Cigar” lighters are forbidden.

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Mobility Aids: Battery-powered wheelchairs or other similar mobility devices with non-spillable wet batteries or with batteries which comply with Special Provision A123 or A199 Yes No
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Emirates approval for carriage required. Contact your local Emirates office for approval.

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Mobility Aids: Battery-powered wheelchairs or other similar mobility devices with spillable batteries or with lithium batteries Yes No
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Emirates approval for carriage required. Contact your local Emirates office for approval.

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Mobility Aids: Battery-powered mobility aids with lithium ion batteries (collapsible) No Yes
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Lithium-ion battery must be removed and carried in the cabin. 
Emirates approval for carriage required. Contact your local Emirates office for approval.

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Non-radioactive medicinal or toiletry articles Yes Yes
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(Including aerosols) such as hair sprays, perfumes, colognes and medicines containing alcohol.

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Non-flammable, non-toxic aerosols in Division 2.2 Yes No
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With no subsidiary risk, for sporting or home use. The total net quantity of all above mentioned articles 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 aerosols must be protected by a cap or other suitable means to prevent inadvertent release of the contents.

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Oxygen or air, gaseous, cylinders required for medical use Yes Yes
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The cylinder must not exceed 5 kg gross weight.
Note: Liquid oxygen systems are forbidden for transport.
Emirates approval for carriage required. Contact your local Emirates office for approval.

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Permeation devices Yes No
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For calibrating air quality monitoring equipment, must meet IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations Special Provision A41 (which details the packaging requirements).

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Portable electronic devices containing non-spillable batteries Yes Yes
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Batteries must meet IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations Special Provision A67 and must not have voltage exceeding 12 V and a watt hour rating not exceeding 100 Wh. A maximum of 2 spare batteries may be carried.

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Radioisotopic cardiac pacemakers On one's person One one's person
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Or other devices, including those powered by lithium batteries, implanted into a person or fitted externally, or radiopharmaceuticals contained within the body of a person as the result of medical treatment.

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Security-type attaché cases, cash boxes, cash bags etc. Forbidden Forbidden
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Incorporating dangerous goods, such as lithium batteries and/or pyrotechnic material are totally forbidden.

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Specimens, non-infectious Yes Yes
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Packed in small quantities of flammable liquid, must meet IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations Special Provision A180 (details of special packaging requirements of such specimens can be obtained from the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations).

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Thermometer, medical or clinical Yes Yes
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Which contains mercury, one (1) per person for personal use, when in its protective case.

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Thermometer or barometer, mercury filled No Yes
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Carried by a representative of a government weather bureau or similar official agency. 
Emirates approval for carriage required. Contact your local Emirates office for approval.

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