LAG exemptions

Under Commission Regulation (EU) No 358/2010 LAGs carried by passengers may be exempted from screening if the LAG is:

(a) in individual containers with a capacity not greater than 100 millilitres or equivalent in one transparent re- sealable plastic bag of a capacity not exceeding 1 litre, whereby the contents of the plastic bag fit comfortably and the bag is completely closed; or

(b) to be used during the trip and is either required for medical purposes or a special dietary requirement, including baby food. When requested to do so the passenger shall provide proof of authenticity of the exempted LAG; or

(c) obtained airside beyond the point where boarding passes are controlled from outlets that are subject to approved security procedures as part of the airport security programme, on condition that the LAG is packed in a STEB inside which satisfactory proof of purchase at airside at that airport on that day is displayed; or

(d) obtained in the security restricted area from outlets that are subject to approved security procedures as part of the airport security programme; or

(e) obtained at another Union airport, on condition that the LAG is packed in a STEB inside which satisfactory proof of purchase at airside at that airport on that day is displayed; or

(f) obtained on board an aircraft of a Community air carrier, on condition that the LAG is packed in a STEB inside which satisfactory proof of purchase on board that aircraft on that day is displayed.

If the LAGs do not meet one of the conditions above, the LAG will be confiscated with no possibility of recovering it afterwards.

Definitions

* LAGs: Liquids, aerosols and gels including pastes, lotions, liquid/solid mixtures and the contents of pressurised containers, such as toothpaste, hair gel, drinks, soups, syrups, perfume, shaving foam and other items with similar consistencies;
* STEB: a “security tamper-evident bag”  is a bag that conforms to the recommended security control guidelines of the International Civil Aviation Organisation.

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