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What is LAGs?

Which substances are classified as LAGs? They include:
Liquids, including:
Contents of pressurised containers such as:
Pastes, including: Gels, including:

  • Water
  • Soup
  • Syrup
  • Cream
  • Lotion
  • Perfume
  • Mascara
  • Lipgloss
  • Oil
  • Spray
  • Shaving foam
  • Spray deodorant

  • Toothpaste
  • Hair and
  • Shower gel

Any other liquid-solid mixture and items of similar consistency

  Q: What is a LAG?  
  Q: Does this apply to all flights?  
  Q: When will this happen?  
  Q: How big is a 100ml container?  
  Q: Are there any exceptions?  
  Q: Are there any changes for checked-in luggage?  
  Q: Can I bring medication on board?  
  Q: Can I bring baby food on board?  
  Q: Can I bring liquids that form part of a special diet on board?  
  Q: What happens if I do not comply?  
  Q: What happens if I am non-compliant with the new regulations and I have to dispose of items – can I get them back?  
  Q: What is ACSA doing to assist compliance?  
  Q: Can I use my own plastic bag?  
  Q: What must I do to comply?  
  Q: Who do I contact for more information?  
  Q: Can I still buy duty-free items?