2010-10-03

Sub-100ml products

If a container holds at most 100ml of liquid, you can take it with you in your hand luggage on an airplane. I don’t know if they were there before this regulation, but I’ve recently noticed whole shelves in shops (e.g. Rossmann in Germany) dedicated to sub-100ml products: toothpastes, deodorants, shampoos, etc. Cute and useful.

Update 2010-10-05: Looks like the 100ml limit will be lifted by 2013, thanks to new detectors that will be deployed by then. I wonder what this will do to the burgeoning sales of bottled beverages at airports.  [Source: Focus via Marianne Busch]

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