Hazardous materials

List of Hazardous Materials

JetBlue is a Limited Will Carry carrier as outlined by OPSPEC - A055.

Hazardous materials include, without limitation, any type of explosives, corrosives, poisons, flammable gases, liquids or solids, nonflammable compressed gases, radioactive materials, magnetized materials and oxidizing agents.

For the most complete list of hazardous materials and what can and cannot be brought on an airplane, visit the FAA's website here. The following items are examples of hazardous materials or dangerous goods and are not allowed as carry-on items or in checked bags:

  • Air bags
  • Auto battery chargers
  • Any auto part with oil or fuel residues (i.e. struts, shocks)
  • Chemicals
  • Chlorine for pools and spas
  • CO2 cartridges (except those in self-inflating life vests)
  • Compressed gas cylinders (including fire extinguishers, air conditioning units, etc.)
  • Dry ice (no more than 5.5 pounds/2.5 kilograms is allowed in either checked or carry-on baggage)
  • Explosives
  • Fireworks
  • Flares
  • Gasoline
  • Gas torches
  • Helium-filled balloons 
  • Liquid fuels
  • Liquid bleach
  • Lighter fluid
  • Magnetized materials
  • Oxygen tanks
  • Paint
  • Paintball gun cylinders
  • Pesticides
  • Poisons
  • Radioactive materials
  • Spillable batteries (except those on wheelchairs)
  • Scuba tanks (neither full nor empty tanks are accepted)
  • Spray paint (latex and water-based paints are also prohibited per JetBlue policy)
  • Tear gas
  • Turpentine and paint thinner

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