SEOUL — Passengers on international flights out of South Korea now face restrictions on the amount and type of liquids they can carry aboard planes, according to a Civil Aviation Safety Authority news release.

Airline passengers are restricted to 100 milliliters of liquid, gel or aerosol per container. The total volume of multiple containers is limited to 1 liter.

All containers must be kept in a clear plastic bag. Products affected include liquor, beverages, perfume, lotion, cosmetics, shampoo, toothpaste, hair products, insect repellent and red pepper paste.

Passengers can carry liquid duty-free items as long as the receipts are attached. They must also be kept in plastic bags.

Baby food and medicine are exempt from the new restrictions as long as the passenger reports having them in advance.

These restrictions do not apply to domestic flights.

Spokesmen from the Government Travel Office at Yongsan Garrison said passengers can get more details by calling the airline ticket counter, or by calling the travel office at 725-5693.

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