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Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is a current health issue. We are regularly monitoring the most up-to-date information provided by the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services. Find out more.

Smoke detectors (commercial)

Commercial smoke detectors are required to be returned to the seller for safe disposal.

Commercial smoke detectors (those containing Americium-241 in excess of 40kBq of activity or contain any other substance) are required to be returned to the seller for safe disposal. 

For further information contact the Department of Health's Radiation Safety Section on 1300 767 469.