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Enhanced Security Measures for Powder-Like Substances

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Effective June 30, 2018, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) in cooperation with our international partners are requiring additional security measures on flights from international destinations to the U.S.

New TSA requirements encourage customers to place powder-like substances over 12 oz./350 ml. in their checked baggage. Please note that 12 oz./350 ml. is approximately the size of a standard U.S. can of soda. Powders in carry-on baggage may require secondary screening, and if the powder cannot be cleared by security officials, it will be prohibited from the cabin of the aircraft.

  • Powder-like substances are described as fine, dry particles produced by the grinding, crushing, or disintegration of a solid substance (i.e. flour, sugar, ground coffee, spices, powdered milk, and cosmetics)
  • Certain powders will be exempt from secondary screening, including baby formula, medically necessary powders, and human remains

When arriving at the airport, be sure to allow time for these additional security measures. Note that Sun Country Airlines ticket counters in international airports open two hours prior to departure.

Learn more about TSA requirements regarding carry-on and checked baggage.