From November 6, 2006 started to operate the new rules the transport of liquids in hand baggage at all airports in the EU countries, Switzerland, Norway and Iceland.
Regulations for the carriage of liquids have been taken by the European Commission because of the threat of liquid explosives.
Under the new rules, any liquids that are allowed to be carried into the aircraft must have a separate container or package of not more than 100 milliliters. The total volume of fluid transported in hand luggage must not exceed one (1) liter. Liquid smuggled in containers must be packed in individual clear plastic bags that can be easily opened for further scans on items of aviation security at airports.
Buying a liquid in a special sealed bag, do not open them before passing control, otherwise the contents may be confiscated.
Permission is granted to the transportation of up to two (2) liters of liquid passengers in checked luggage they only provided the smuggled liquid does not fall into the category of "dangerous substances".
According to the rules of fluids may include:
- water and other beverages;
- soups and syrups;
- chocolate paste;
- peanut butter;
- soft cheeses such as Camembert;
- drinks and substances that form the foam;
- gels, including hair and shower gels;
- pastes, including toothpaste;
- decorative cosmetics (such as lipstick, paint, ink);
- creams, lotions, oils and water to the face;
- the contents of the containers, which are under pressure, including shaving foam and other foam ball and other deodorants, sprays;
- a mixture of liquids with solids;
- all others of similar consistency.
The only exceptions are baby food and medicines (for example: for people with asthma or diabetes) that are necessary for use during the flight, but you can request a certificate that confirms the need for these liquids in hand luggage.