Equipment used for screening checked baggage will damage your
You should remove all undeveloped film from your checked baggage
and place it in your carry-on baggage.
At the passenger security checkpoint, you should remove the following
types of film from your carry-on baggage and ask for a hand inspection:
- Film with an ASA/ISO 800 or higher
- Highly sensitive X-ray or scientific films
- Film of any speed which is subjected to X-ray
surveillance more than 5 times (the effect of X-ray screening
- Film that is or will be underexposed
- Film that you intend to "push process"
- Sheet film
- Large format film
- Medical film
- Scientific film
- Motion picture film
- Professional grade film
You may request a hand-inspection of any undeveloped film.
The X-ray machine at the passenger security checkpoint will not
affect undeveloped film under ASA/ISO 800. However, multiple X-ray
inspections (more than 5 times) of the same roll of undeveloped
film may cause damage.
The machines used to screen your checked baggage or carry-on
baggage will not affect digital camera images or film that has
already been processed, slides, photo compact discs, or picture