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Clear Care (Aosept) Contact Lens Solution on flights outside the US

Old Feb 28, 18, 6:02 pm
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Clear Care (Aosept) Contact Lens Solution on flights outside the US

I know that Clear Care (Aosept) contact lens solution is an issue with TSA in the US, but is it a problem in Europe? I am now wearing hybrid contact lenses and this is the solution my doctor has told me to use. I can use another solution like Optifree on rare occasions, but not for regular use. If I'm not traveling with checked bags, I am wondering if Clear Care (Aosept) will be an issue outside the USA if I have it in my carry-on. Anyone have any experience with this?
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Old Mar 6, 18, 6:12 am
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As long as it's in a bottle under 100mL, it's no problem*, though I've never had any issue with it in the US either. I've been refilling the same 100mL Clear Care bottle from my full-size bottle for quite some time now.

A quick search indicates that some people got it confiscated when it set off ETD machines, but I've never had that experience, and I travel quite a bit in Europe now and used to travel a lot in the US.

*edit in response to mod comment: it's no problem in Europe; I've been through security in most of the countries of Western Europe and the only time it's ever gotten a second look was when a security staffer at MAN gave it a quick glance to see the "100mL" marking on the bottle.

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Old Mar 6, 18, 12:20 pm
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My wife travels frequently in the US with Clear Care for her contacts and has never been challenged or had an issue with TSA about it. We’ve traveled fairly extensively in Europe and most recently the Middle East over the past five years and again no problems.
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Old Mar 6, 18, 2:15 pm
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Folks,

This thread is specifically about traveling with Clear Care contact lens solution on flights departing OUTSIDE the United States.

If you wish to discuss traveling with Clear Care in the US, please post in the following thread:
Clear Care contact lens solution banned by TSA?
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Old Mar 12, 18, 2:59 pm
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I bought a travel size bottle of Clear Care peroxide solution at HND last year, and had no trouble at all with the security checkpoints.
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