HAZARDOUS MATERIALS

Index

Explosives, ammunition or pyrotechnics
Oxidising substances and organic peroxides
Flammable liquids
Flammable solids
Compressed gas
Firearms and ammunition
Toxic or infectious substances
Radioactive material

1. PASSENGERS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO CARRY ITEMS ON BOARD THE AIRCRAFT THAT POSE A RISK TO THE HEALTH OF OTHER PASSENGERS, THE CREW AND THE SAFETY OF THE AIRCRAFT AND CARGO.

Costa Rica Green Airways is not an airline authorized to handle and transport dangerous goods. Therefore, it is prohibited to transport the following dangerous goods in checked-in and carry-on baggage:

  • Explosives, ammunition or pyrotechnic material (such as pyrotechnic devices, flares, torches, toy guns and percussion caps).
  • Flammable, non-flammable, toxic, non-toxic or poisonous gases (such as butane or propane gas canisters). Oxygen or gaseous air cylinders required for medical use may only be transported when empty and the cylinder must not exceed a gross weight of 5 kilograms, nor exceed the dimensions for carry-on baggage and must be equipped with restraining straps. If a Passenger requires an oxygen supply during the flight, he/she must request this service from the Carrier in advance by calling Customer Service.
  • Flammable liquids (such as lighter fuel, blue flame cigarette lighters, gasoline, paint, solvents or alcoholic beverages above 70% proof systems or oxygen-based liquids).
  • Flammable solids (such as matches), substances prone to spontaneous combustion, substances that release flammable gas on contact with water.
  • Oxidizing substances and organic peroxides (as bleach).
  • Toxic or infectious substances
  • Radioactive material.
  • Corrosive substances (such as mercury in thermometers, acids, alkalis or wet cell batteries).
  • Miscellaneous dangerous goods (such as magnetic materials, low energy light bulbs, items containing internal combustion engines).

For security reasons, the following items are also not allowed in baggage:

1.1 AS CHECKED BAGGAGE

  • Firearms and ammunition other than those intended for hunting or sporting purposes. Sporting and hunting firearms may be transported as checked baggage provided they are unloaded, properly packed and safety limitations are met. Passengers must indicate their intention to carry firearms at the time of booking and provide the appropriate permit. The passenger will be responsible for informing about the restrictions applicable in each country. As well as the weapon, the passenger may carry up to 5 kg of ammunition, which must be suitably packed, separately from the weapon. Weapon and ammunition cannot be transported in the same container. The transport of ammunition is subject to international regulations on the transport of dangerous goods.
  • Bladed weapons of any type and size.
  • Explosives and incendiary substances and devices such as ammunition, blasting caps, detonators and fuses, mines, grenades and other military explosive items, fireworks and other pyrotechnic products, smoke-generating canisters and smoke-generating cartridges, dynamite, gunpowder and plastic explosives.
  • Light vehicles powered by lithium batteries or similar systems, such as mini-Segway, hoverboards, flywheel, solo wheel, and similar self-balancing devices or pivoting wheels.

1.2 AS CARRY-ON BAGGAGE

  • Guns, firearms and other devices that fire projectiles (including all types of firearms such as pistols, rifles or shotguns, toy guns, fake firearms, firearm components, telescopic sights, air and CO2 guns, flare and starter guns, bows, crossbows and arrows, harpoon guns and spears, shotguns and catapults).
  • Devices specifically designed to stun or immobilize (including stun guns, tasers and stun batons, animal stunners and animal killers, incapacitating chemicals, gases and aerosols, such as tear gas, acid sprays and animal repellent sprays).
  • Sharp objects (including axes, hatchets and cleavers, ice axes and ice picks, knives with blades longer than 6 cm, razor blades, scalpels, ski and trekking poles, scissors with blades longer than 6 cm, sharp or pointed martial arts equipment, swords and sabers).
  • Blunt instruments (such as baseball and softball bats, sticks and batons, and martial arts equipment).
  • Explosives and incendiary substances and devices (such as ammunition, blasting caps, detonators and fuses, replica or imitation explosive devices, mines, grenades and other military explosive stores, fireworks and other pyrotechnic devices, smoke-generating canisters and smoke-generating cartridges, dynamite, gunpowder and plastic explosives).
  • Work tools capable of being used to cause serious injury or to threaten the safety of the aircraft (including crowbars, drills and drill bits, tools with a blade or shaft longer than 6 cm, such as screwdrivers and chisels, saws, blowtorches, bolt guns and nail guns).
  • Lightweight vehicles powered by lithium batteries or similar systems, such as mini-Segways, hoverboards, air wheels, solo wheels, balance wheels and similar self-balancing devices or pivoting wheels.

Please note that the list of items considered as Dangerous Goods and Banned Items to be carried as checked-in or carry-on baggage may change at any time due to changes in applicable legislation.

For more information, please refer to the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations.

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