PackSafe - Medical Devices Containing Radioactive Material, Implanted, Ingested, Injected, or Fitted Externally as a Result of a Medical Treatment

Heart pacemakers that contain radioactive materials or lithium batteries and radiopharmaceuticals that have been ingested, injected, or implanted.

For medical devices containing lithium batteries that are implanted or externally fitted, or carried by passengers and crew, the quantity limits for Portable Electronic Devices apply.

View our illustrated guide at Airline Passengers and Batteries (PDF). Contract product manufacturer for additional information to assist in determining product specifications. See the regulation: 49 CFR 175.10(a)(3) and (a)(18)

Last updated: Wednesday, February 22, 2023