Public advisory: Counterfeit COVID-19 antigen rapid test kits found in Ontario
Health Canada is warning consumers about counterfeit BTNX Rapid Response COVID-19 antigen rapid test kits.
- Canadians are advised not to use any of the components contained in these counterfeit kits regardless of how much they may resemble components found in other licensed COVID-19 test kits sold in Canada.
- Health Canada has no evidence to suggest that additional counterfeit kits have been distributed in Canada.
- If you suspect you have a counterfeit kit, do not use it and dispose of it in household garbage. Report suspected counterfeit medical devices to Health Canada. You can also report suspected counterfeit BTNX test kits to BTNX Inc. by calling toll-free at 1-888-339-9964, or by email at [email protected] with the subject line “Suspected Counterfeit BTNX Tests.”
Counterfeit BTNX Rapid Response COVID-19 antigen rapid test kits (25-pack). This table compares the counterfeit vs. authentic BTNX Inc. kits and gives tips for what to look for.