Carry-on bag
Checked-in luggage
Batteries - sealed lead acid

Can I take this item on a plane?

If your device uses a non-spillable lead acid battery, check it can travel on an aircraft.

What are the restrictions?

Non-spillable lead acid batteries cannot travel if:

  • they exceed 100wh or 12V
  • there is no proof the battery is compliant with Special Provision A67.

Make sure printed information that the non-spillable lead acid battery complies with Special Provision A67 [3] travels with the battery.

Why is this item restricted?

Batteries can overheat and catch fire.

What happens if I have a restricted item in my carry-on bag?

You will be asked to relinquish all dangerous or prohibited items found in your carry-on luggage. If you refuse:

  • you will not be permitted to move through the screening point, and
  • your airline will be advised of your refusal.

How does Aviation Security screen for restricted items?

AvSec x-ray bags going onto aircraft to ensure there is nothing dangerous in them. If something comes up on the x-ray that needs checking, the bag will be opened, searched and any dangerous good or prohibited item will be removed, with a bag search notification form left within the bag.