Rogaine comes in both liquid and foam or aerosol forms.
It is also known as minoxidil or Kirkland and it is considered liquids in the eyes of the airport security.
So it will need to follow the TSA and airport security liquid requirements.
You can bring Rogaine on planes in both carry-on and checked baggage, however; only containers less than 3.4 OZ / 100 ml are allowed in carry-on baggage, there are no limits to the amount of Rogaine you can bring in checked baggage.
This post will go in details on how to travel with Rogaine, liquid and foam in both carry-on and checked baggage.
Let’s dive right in.
Take Rogaine Through The Security Checkpoint
The TSA didn’t mention Rogaine or Minoxidil on its website.
But obviously anything that is liquid or aerosol has limits on the amount you can bring through the security checkpoint and in carry on baggage.
Fortunately, most of the Rogaine containers come in travel size that range between 2 to 3 ounces in their volume which comply with the TSA liquid rule.
Here are some answers from the TSA.
Samuel wanted to bring Rogaine foam in carry on.
The TSA replied that any type of hair treatment that is considered liquids or aerosol must follow the liquid rule which is 3.4 oz / 100 ml or less for each container and should be grouped with other toiletries.
Lenko wanted to bring a 5% Minoxidil topical solution in his next flight ( which is 100% a liquid).
They replied ” Hair growth products in bottles that are 3.4 ounces / 100 ml or less are good to go in carry-on bags. You’re permitted to take as many travel-sized liquids as can fit into a single quart-sized bag“
Only medical necessary products are excepted to be more than 3.4 oz / 100 ml and Rogaine is not considered a medical item.
Take Rogaine In Checked Baggage
You can bring large containers of liquids in checked baggage, but each single container need to be less than 18 ounces / 500 ml.
Any type of Rogaine that is more than 3.4 oz / 100 ml will be accepted in checked baggage.
This passenger asked the AskTSA.
Aerosol cans or toiletry items that are 18 ounces or less are allowed in checked bags.
Ensure that you neatly protect your bottles if transported in a checked bag, use a Ziploc bag for both foam and liquid Rogaine because it will prevent the containers from leaking out also add some extra cushion using your clothes and other items.
Taking Rogaine On International Flights
On most international flights, the rules of traveling with Rogaine is almost the same as domestic flights there aren’t any restrictions for checked bags.
In hand luggage they must be packed in your bag of liquid toiletries with a limited quantity of 3.4 oz / 100 ml.
As a savvy tip always place any unnecessary items and liquids in checked baggage on international flights, just ensure that they are well protected.
Airlines a d airport securities are more lenient toward checked baggage compared with carry-on luggage.
Generally you won’t face any problems when traveling with Rogaine on a plane in both carry-on and checked baggage as long as it is a small quantity for personal use.
You can take as many bottles as you can fit inside your quart sized bag as long as they are 3.4 oz / 100 ml or less.
Large containers must go in your checked bag.
We hope this helps.
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