Radon gas in your home

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Organization: Health Canada

Published: September 2022

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

TEST to find out if you have a dangerous level.

Step 1: Purchase

Purchase a long-term radon test online

Step 2: Test

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

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

You will receive your result within a few weeks.

Are you interested in participating in future radon research? Email radonsurveys-enquetessurleradon@hc-sc.gc.ca

Step 3: Take Action

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

For radon levels above 200Footnote *, take action to reduce.

Contact radon@hc-sc.gc.ca or visit Canada.ca/radon.

Health professionals visit: radon.machealth.ca.

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