Philippines Airport Prohibitions-List of Prohibited Items on your carry on bag

Airport Prohibitions

List of prohibited items:

  • explosives
  • weapons
  • and other dangerous items and substances

All liquid substances exceeding 100 milliliters such as

  1. beverages
  2. lotions
  3. shampoos,
  4. toothpastes
  5. gels
  6. astringents
  7. and other items of similar consistency. 

These liquid items shall be placed in check-in luggage and shall be confiscated if found at the final screening point.
Along with the usual prohibited items such as firearms and ammunition and bombs and grenades, also banned from hand-carried bags are common harmless items such as 

  • vinegar
  • soy sauce
  • salt (in large volume and improperly packed)
  • hair spray
  • bleaching liquid
  • matches
  • tweezers
  • barbecue sticks
  • billiard cue sticks,
  • manicure set, and many others. 
  • acetone
  • aerosol
  • bleach
  • dry ice (in quantities not exceeding two kilograms per passenger)
  • formaline
  • varnish
  • insecticide
  • muriatic acid
  • spray paint
  • all kinds of seasoning especially those with pungent or acrid odor such as bagoong
  • fish sauce
  • soy sauce
  • all sea produced “binurong” or salted products
  • alcoholic beverages.

New MIAA Airport Security Center List of Prohibited Items, included in the dangerous substances that should be prohibited in passenger’s bags are

  • all brands duct tape
  • Scotch tape
  • electrical tape
  • large safety pins
  • fish hooks
  • metal chopsticks
  • knitting needles
  • manicure sets
  • skateboards
  • hockey sticks
  • nail cutters
  • “nail pushers” 
  • billiard cue sticks
  • golf balls
  • cork screws
  • can openers 
  • and hundreds of others.  

In the case of the cooking items and condiments included in the list of banned items, Atutubo said only those contained in breakable bottles are prohibited.