ICAO STEBs (Security Tamper Evident Bags) for Airport Duty Free Retailers
ICAO STEB Security Bags were introduced in 2006 when terrorist plots to sabotage aircraft in-flight and airport duty free LAGs (Liquids, Aerosols and Gels.) To carry hazardous ingredients to be used as Improved Explosive Devices (IEDs) The security bags provide airports, airlines and ground operations volumetric controls to prevent future terror plots from happening again.
Security tamper-evident bags (STEBs) were developed to allow an exemption to volumetric controls for LAGs purchased at airport retailers or on-board aircraft and carried by transfer passengers. Details concerning their production, of particular interest to potential suppliers, are available on the linked pages.
Goods that are bought in duty-free shops at airports (spirits, perfumes, etc.) must be packed in a sealed, transparent bag. Our or fix aviation safety bags meet the requirements of the ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization).
Definition of LAGs
Where all documentation refers to the term LAGs, they are referring to Liquids, Aerosols and Gels that you purchase from the retail shops at airport duty-free zones. LAG restrictions are also applicable but not limited to: water and other drinks, soups, syrups, jams, stews, sauces and pastes; foods in sauces or containing a high liquid content; creams, lotions, cosmetics and oils; perfumes; sprays; gels including hair and shower gels; contents of pressurized containers (e.g. aerosols), including shaving foam, other foam and deodorants; pastes including toothpaste; liquid-solid mixtures; mascara; lip gloss or lip balm; and any items of similar consistency at room temperature.