(Can passengers carry a Paint Ball Gun and Canisters in his/her checked baggage?)

Q.
Can a passenger carry a Paint Ball Gun and Canisters in his/her checked baggage? Canisters are verified as empty.  (31 Oct 12)

A.
Paint Ball Guns use a CO2 or other gas cartridge. These are regulated as dangerous goods.

There is allowance for passengers to carry small CO2 or other gas cartridges in Division 2.2 (without a subrisk) provided that the gas cartridge is no larger than 50mL water capacity. Maximum of 4 cartridges per passenger. Cartridges larger than 50mL water capacity are not permitted in passenger baggage.


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