Dispose Your Used Covid-19 Self-Test Kits Safely



How to dispose the used test kit

Step 1: Put the used test kit into a zipper bag and seal it

Step 2: Put into a plastic bag and tie it up

Step 3: Throw it into the dustbin immediately

Step 4: Clean and disinfect the test area after testing

Step 5: Wash your hands with soap


Dispose your Covid-19 home self-test kits safely to keep others safe!




Beware of fake or unapproved Covid-19 Test Kits

Consumers should be more careful when purchasing Covid-19 self-test kits online. Unauthorised self-test kits sold online are unreliable. Buy MDA approved self-test kit from reliable resources.


List of authorised self-test kits (as of 2nd September 2021)

• Salixium-COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Rapid Test

• Gmate® COVID-19 Ag Saliva for Home Use

• BERIGHT-COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test Device (Oral Fluid)

• ALLTest COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test (Oral Fluid)

• JusChek COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test (Oral Fluid)

• Longsee 2019-nCoV Ag & Influenza A/B Rapid Co-Detection Kit

• Sichuan Xincheng SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Assay

• Flowflex™ SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Rapid Test (Self-testing)

• STANDARD™ Q COVID-19 Ag Saliva Home Test

• ProDetect™ COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Self-Test (Saliva)

• NEWGENE Bioengineering COVID-19 Antigen Detection Kit

• COVID-19 Antigen Detection Kit (Colloidal Gold) Self Test Kit

• GRUENBANKA SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Detection Kit (Colloidal Gold Method)

• Humasis COVID-19 Ag Home Test (Self-Test)


Check the approved list of self-test kits on the MDA website before making a purchase: https://portal.mda.gov.my/announcement/631-self-test-covid-19-test-kit-for-conditional-approval-approved.html


What should I do if I tested Covid-19 positive?

  1. Report your results on MySejahtera app

  2. Go to your nearest COVID-19 Assessement Center (CAC), hospital or clinic for further assessment

  3. Stay protected with a face mask & other protective measures throughout this period


Please throw your used Covid-19 home self-test kit mindfully instead of discarding them anywhere and everywhere as this exposes the virus not only to rubbish collectors but also to others.


Speak to a pharmacist to learn more >> https://bit.ly/3lPO0CY

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