Radon Gas is in Your Home

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Organization: Health Canada

Published: October 2020

Radon is the #1 cause of lung cancer in non-smokers.  

TEST to find out if you have an unsafe level.

Canadians are spending more time at home because of COVID-19 increasing you and your family’s risk of exposure to radon gas. Now, more than ever, it is important to test your home for radon.

Step 1: Purchase

Purchase a long-term radon test online www.takeactiononradon.ca

Step 2: Test

Follow the instructions provided to properly place the test kit in your home.

After 3 months send your radon test to the lab to be analysed using the return packaging and instructions provided.

You will receive your result within a few weeks.

Step 3: Take Action

If your radon level is below 200Footnote *no action is required.

For radon levels above 200Footnote *, take action to reduce. Call 1-866-225-0709 or visit Canada.ca/radon.

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