Posted Date: September 26, 2006
As reported by TSA on Monday, September 25, 2006, effective Tuesday, September 26, 2006
Additionally, travelers may bring onboard the aircraft beverages and other items purchased in the secure area of the terminal.
Passengers traveling within the United States* may bring through the security checkpoint travel-size (3-ounce container or smaller) toiletries that fit in one, quart-size, clear plastic, zip-top bag (see an example at right). The bag must be completely closed/sealed and must be submitted for inspection separately from other carry-on baggage.
Examples of allowed toiletries include the following:
Items Prohibited At Security Checkpoints/Inside The Aircraft
All liquids, gels and aerosols in containers larger than three ounces must be packed in your checked baggage. Regardless of size, these items must also be placed in checked baggage if you will be connecting to a flight in Belgium, France, India or the United Kingdom.
Exceptions To Prohibited Items
- Breast milk, baby food, fruit juice (if a baby or small child is traveling)
- Prescription medications
- Essential non-prescription medicines, including eye care products such as eye drops and contact lens solution (no more than 4 ounces)
- Items purchased from Duty Free shops
*U.S. includes the 50 United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Complete text and additional information are available at: http://www.tsa.gov/press/happenings/9-25_updated_passenger_guidance.shtm