Travelers with Disabilities and Medical Conditions
Passengers should inform a Transportation Security Officer (TSO) of the Nebulizer and any special requirements before the screening process begins.
Nebulizers are allowed through TSA security checkpoints once they have been screened. A Nebulizer will be screened by x-ray, and passengers are required to remove their Nebulizer from its carrying case; facemasks and tubing may remain in the case. A passenger may provide a clear plastic bag in which to place the Nebulizer during x-ray screening; however, a TSO may need to remove it from the bag to test it for traces of explosives.
If a passenger is bringing liquids associated with his or her nebulizer, he or she should review the information associated with medically necessary liquids available on this page.
- Advanced Imaging Technology and Metal Detector Screening
- Pat-down Screening
- Disabilities and Medical Conditions
- TSA's Notification Card
Please click on the links below for specific information about screening for passengers with disabilities or medical conditions: