Dangerous goods

Objects which could pose a threat to air travel and other passengers must not be carried in either hand luggage or hold baggage.

The following items are prohibited in luggage:

  • Explosives such as ammunition, fireworks and sparklers
  • Camping gas canisters
  • Radioactive or oxidising substances, bleaching agents
  • Toxic substances such as insecticides, infectious substances, or substances which are hazardous to the environment
  • Corrosive solids and liquids (e.g. wet batteries, mercury – including as a component of devices and instruments)
  • Flammable solids and liquids, spontaneously combustible materials and water-reactive substances (e.g. varnishes, paints or thinners)
  • Self-defence sprays
  • Alcoholic substances with more than 70% alcohol
  • Lighters with liquid fuel that is not absorbed (torch lighters), lighter fuel and replacement cartridges (excluding lighters with liquid gas)
  • Chainsaws

For a complete list of prohibited items, please visit the German Federal Aviation Office website at:

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