To ensure the safety of the aircraft, there are certain items that are not allowed on board and some items that are allowed only under certain conditions. The following items must not be shipped as or in baggage as they are considered dangerous goods. For a more detailed and updated list of dangerous goods, please refer to the Transport Canada and CATSA websites.
- Aerosols (spray bottles)
- Laptop Computers (contains batteries)
- Power Tools (battery operated hand tools)
- Dry Ice
- Bleach (Javex)
- Cleaning Supplies (various types)
- Adhesives (Glues)
- Sealants (Caulking)
- Gas powered items
- Fireworks (Sparklers)
- Biological Substances
- Ammunition (Bullets)
- Oil Based Paint (Latex is ok)
- Flammable Liquids
Note: Any undeclared Dangerous Good that is found during a search / scan of a package must be held for future inspection by Transport Canada. These items may or may not be returned to you at their discretion.
When shipping dangerous goods (or travelling with dangerous goods) you must ensure the item is packaged and handled according to Transport Canada dangerous goods regulations.
If you have any questions regarding shipping (or travelling with) dangerous goods, please contact Cargo (1-844-633-6294 or firstname.lastname@example.org). Our in-house dangerous goods expert will be more than happy to answer any questions or concerns you may have regarding your item(s).