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Nice checker for what can and cannot officially be brought through security.
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You may want to print out their policy for under-educated agents.

The final decision rests with the TSA officer on whether an item is allowed through the checkpoint.
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Re: Liquids through security
« Reply #90 on: December 06, 2015, 03:24:50 AM »
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Re: Liquids through security
« Reply #91 on: January 25, 2016, 01:27:52 PM »
Anyone know if I could bring tide pods in my carry on?

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Re: Liquids through security
« Reply #92 on: August 09, 2016, 12:01:24 PM »
From reading thru this thread it wud seem that an ice pack frozen solid (to keep food frozen solid) wouldn't have issues. Any actual data points on ice packs tho?

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Re: Liquids through security
« Reply #93 on: August 09, 2016, 12:03:50 PM »
From reading thru this thread it wud seem that an ice pack frozen solid (to keep food frozen solid) wouldn't have issues. Any actual data points on ice packs tho?

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Frozen liquid items are allowed through the checkpoint as long as they are frozen solid when presented for screening. If frozen liquid items are partially melted, slushy, or have any liquid at the bottom of the container, they must meet 3-1-1 liquids requirements.
If the frozen item is packed with ice or ice packs in a cooler or other container, the ice or ice packs must be completely frozen when brought through screening. If the ice or ice packs are partially melted and have any liquid at the bottom of the container, they will not be permitted.

Medically necessary liquids may be accompanied by ice packs, but we ask that you declare these items to a security officer for inspection.

You can pack frozen perishables in your carry-on or checked baggage in dry ice. The FAA limits you to five pounds of dry ice that is properly packaged (the package is vented).

The 3-1-1 rule for liquids, aerosols and gels in carry-ons is as follows: containers must be 3.4 ounces or less; stored in a 1 quart/liter zip-top bag; 1 zip-top bag per person. Larger amounts of non-medicinal liquids, gels, and aerosols must be placed in checked baggage.

If the liquid is considered a hazardous material that is permitted onboard an aircraft, it is still subject to the 3-1-1 limitations. Many questions arise on whether an item is hazardous material and what requirements must be met to take it on an aircraft. The Pipeline Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA) at 1-800-467-4922 or the aircraft operator on which you are flying can assist you with your questions concerning hazardous material.

Even if an item is generally permitted, it may be subject to additional screening or not allowed through the checkpoint if it triggers an alarm during the screening process, appears to have been tampered with, or poses other security concerns. The final decision rests with TSA on whether to allow any items on the plane.
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Re: Liquids through security
« Reply #94 on: August 09, 2016, 12:05:10 PM »


My TSA - Home Airport
Frozen liquid items are allowed through the checkpoint as long as they are frozen solid when presented for screening. If frozen liquid items are partially melted, slushy, or have any liquid at the bottom of the container, they must meet 3-1-1 liquids requirements.
If the frozen item is packed with ice or ice packs in a cooler or other container, the ice or ice packs must be completely frozen when brought through screening. If the ice or ice packs are partially melted and have any liquid at the bottom of the container, they will not be permitted.

Medically necessary liquids may be accompanied by ice packs, but we ask that you declare these items to a security officer for inspection.

You can pack frozen perishables in your carry-on or checked baggage in dry ice. The FAA limits you to five pounds of dry ice that is properly packaged (the package is vented).
 

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Re: Liquids through security
« Reply #95 on: April 09, 2018, 10:14:29 AM »
Would TSA mind if I pour liquid NyQuil (non-prescription cold medicine) into an empty container smaller than 3.4 ounces and then put that into a clear plastic bag?
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Re: Liquids through security
« Reply #96 on: April 09, 2018, 01:20:21 PM »
Would TSA mind if I pour liquid NyQuil (non-prescription cold medicine) into an empty container smaller than 3.4 ounces and then put that into a clear plastic bag?
Yes, but it is YMMV.  I'd bring the emptied, original Nyquil container with me to show them.  It is obviously up to their discretion since who couldn't just food color a dangerous liquid to look like Nyquil.  Right?

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Re: Liquids through security
« Reply #97 on: April 09, 2018, 01:21:39 PM »
Do they care what the liquid is? They sell small "TSA approved" containers at CVS. you can fill them with anything
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Re: Liquids through security
« Reply #98 on: April 11, 2018, 09:48:52 AM »
Do they care what the liquid is? They sell small "TSA approved" containers at CVS. you can fill them with anything
In fact they can check every bottle and every liquid for you with the pads, and then approve it, they don't want to do it but if you tell them it's medicine they might do it for you.

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Re: Liquids through security
« Reply #99 on: April 11, 2018, 10:05:47 AM »
we brought bottled water for my daughter and they checked it with some machine that uses light waves
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