Procedure ofáCheck andáTransportation ofáLiquids, Gels andáAerosols byáAiráTransport

On 28 August 2007 new Rules of Preflight and Postflight Checks, approved by Order of the Russian Transport Ministry No. 104 of 25 July 2007, came into force.

To prohibit transportation onáboard aircraft byácrew members andápassengers ináchecked baggage andáamong belongings being with passengers the following dangerous substances andáobjects:-

1) Explosive substances, blasting gear and objects filled with them:

  • any gunpowders ináanyápackage andáináanyáquantity;

  • ammunition cartridges (including small-calibre ones);

  • cartridges forágasáweapons;

  • hunting primers/caps;

  • pyrotechnicals: signal rockets, flares, signal cartridges, landing flare pots, torch/smoke pots, demolition matches, Bengal fires/sparklers, detonating signals;

  • trotyl, dynamite, trinitrotoluene, ammonal andáother explosive substances;

  • detonating primers, electric primers, electric squibs, detonating cords, blasting fuses, etc.

2) Compressed and liquefied gases:

  • household (butane, propane) andáother gases;

  • containers ofáspray with neuroparalytic andátear gases, etc..

3) Easily-flammable liquids:

  • acetone;

  • gasolene;

  • samples ofáeasily-flammable oiláproducts;

  • methanol;

  • methyl acetate (methyl ether);

  • carbon disulfide;

  • esters;

  • ethyl cellulose.

4) Flammable solid substances:

  • spontaneously ignitable substances;

  • substances releasing easily-flammable gases when interacting with water:

  • potassium, sodium, metallic calcium andátheir alloys, calcium phosphide, etc.;

  • phosphorus: white, yellow andáred, asáwell asáanyáother substances categorized asáflammable solid substances.

5) Oxidizers and organic substances:

  • colloidal nitrocellulose, inágranules oráflakes, dryáorámoist, containing less than 25%áofáwater orásolvent;

  • colloidal nitrocellulose, inálumps, moist, containing less than 25%áofáspirit;

  • nitrocellulose, dryáorámoist, containing less than 30%áofásolvent orá20%áofáwater, etc.

6) Toxic substances.

7) Radioactive materials.

8) Caustic and corroding substances:

  • strong inorganic acids: hydrochloric, sulphuric, nitric andáothers;

  • hydrofluoric acid andáother strong acids andácorroding substances.

9) Poisonous and intoxicant substances:

  • any poisonous powerful andáintoxicant substances ináliquid orásolid state, ináanyápacking/container;

  • brucine;

  • nicotine;

  • strychnine;

  • tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol;

  • antifreeze agent;

  • braking fluid;

  • ethylene glycol;

  • mercury;

  • all cyanides andácyanide preparations;

  • cyclone, calcium nitrates, arsenious anhydrides, etc.;

  • other dangerous substances, objects andágoods that mayábeáused asátools ofáattack onáaircraft passengers, crew orápose aáthreat toátheáflight ofátheáaircraft.

10) Weapons:

pistols, revolvers, rifles, carbines and other firearms, gas, pneumatic weapons, electrical shock devices, daggers, stiletto knives, assault bayonets-knives, except for cases and in the order established by the legislation of the Russian Federation.

For the detailed list of dangerous substances and objects prohibited from carriage on board aircraft by crew members and passengers please refer to the Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air (Doc 9284 AN/905 ICAO).

Members and passengers are allowed to carry on board aircraft the following objects and substances provided the required conditions are complied with:

It is admissible to carry following items as ôhand baggageö:

  1. 1.3% hydrogen peroxide ľ notámore than 110ámláperápassenger.

  2. Non-dangerous liquids, gels andáaerosols inácontainers ofánotámore than 110ámlá(oráanáequivalent ináother units ofávolume), packed inásafely closing transparent plastic bagáofánotámore than 1álitre ľ oneágabáperápassenger.

  3. Medicines, infant food andáspecial dietary requirements -áwithout limitation.

  4. Liquids bought ináaáduty-free shop andápacked ináaásealed plastic bagábearing proof ofátheápurchase having been made ináaáduty-free shop -áwithout limitation.

  5. Hemopiezometer (blood pressure gauge ľ oneáperápassenger.

  6. Mercurial thermometer ináaástandard case -áoneáperápassenger.

  7. Mercurial barometer orámanometer packed ináaáhermetically closed container with theásenderĺs security seal.

  8. Disposable cigarette-lighter ľ oneáperápassenger.

  9. Dry iceáforáchilling perishable foodstuffs ľ notámore than 2ákgáperápassenger.

It is admissible to carry following items as checked baggage:

  1. Dangerous substances that mayábeáused asátools ofáattack, butáareánotáprohibited from carriage onáboard aircraft.

  2. Alcoholic beverages with alcoholic content ofábetween 24%áandá70%áinácontainers intended foráretail sale andánotáexceeding 5álitres inávolume perápassenger.

  3. Liquids andáalcoholic beverages with alcoholic content ofánotámore than 24%á-áwithout limitation.

  4. Aerosols foráeveryday domestic useáinácontainers ofánotámore than 500ámillilitres, andánotámore than 2álitres perápassenger.

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