Can you bring pepper spray on an American Airlines plane?
What to do if the TSA confiscates pepper spray?
- When the TSA confiscates pepper spray, travelers have a few options. 1) Give the pepper spray to the TSA agents. 2) Return the pepper spray to your car. 3) Give it to someone who is not traveling. 4) Put it in your checked baggage. Note: In some states, it’s illegal to carry pepper spray under certain conditions.
Is oleoresin capsicum (OC) allowed in mace and pepper spray?
- TSA and the FAA explicitly state that this 2% limitation applies to CS or CN. However, they do not make any mention of Oleoresin capsicum (OC). Any good manufacturer of mace or pepper spray should have the percentage listed on the label and it is just a matter of you inspecting it to see what the percentage is.
What is the difference between Mace and pepper spray?
- Pepper spray is known for being a more intense inflammatory agent and is often used to subdue people who might be more resistant to mace, such as those under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Pepper spray will typically rely on oleoresin capsicum (OC).
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