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Butane Curling Irons (cordless)

Carry On Bags: 
Yes (Special Instructions)
Checked Bags: 

Cordless curling irons containing a gas cartridge and butane fueled curling irons are allowed in carry-on bags only.

A safety cover must be securely fitted over the heating element. The device must be protected from accidental activation.

Gas refills (spare cartridges) are not allowed in either checked or carry-on bags.


The final decision rests with the TSA officer on whether an item is allowed through the checkpoint.