Rapid Antigen Test

General Waste


The SARS-CoV-2 Rapid Antigen Test is a rapid chromatographic immunoassay for the qualitative detection of specific antigens of SARS-CoV-2 present in the human nasopharynx. These are the rapid self test used to detect Covid-19.


Dispose of COVID-19 antigen rapid test devices into your black/general waste bin. ​​​​​​This includes buffer bottle, extraction tube, swabs, swab packaging, the test device and any small plastic components as these are all consider medical waste.

The small bags, instruction leaflet and cardboard can be placed in the recycle bin.