Notice: Careful Use of Rapid Antigen Test Kits

The Government of Canada has issued a warning stating that rapid antigen test kits may cause potential exposure to hazardous substances. Individuals using a kit should follow the instructions carefully and avoid all eye and skin contact with the kit solution.

What you should do

  • Keep rapid antigen test kits and solutions out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Do not swallow the solutions, and avoid eye and skin contact.
  • Wash hands thoroughly after use.
  • If spillage occurs, rinse well with water.
  • Follow all instructions for proper disposal.
  • Report any health product-related side effects or complaints to Health Canada.
  • Contact your local Poison Information Centre in cases of accidental ingestion of chemicals or direct skin exposure.

Please view the details of the warning here.