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Instructions

Thank you for purchasing My Mold Detective®.

For best results, please read and follow instructions carefully.

Unit Features

U.S Patent | Made in China | Assembled in the U.S.A | 1-Year Manufactures’s Limited Warranty

Step 1: Take Air Samples

Outdoor Air Sample:

  • On one cassette, mark the box labeled “Outdoor Sample”. (This will be your required control sample.)
  • Ensure you have a power outlet to plug into. You may need an extension cord.
  • Take sample when it’s not raining or snowing, in an open area 10 ft. away from the structure and overhangs, 3 to 5 ft. off the ground. (Use a chair to set the pump on.)
  • Push the green button to start the sample, a red light will illuminate during the testing process. The pump will shut off automatically after the 5-minute air sample is complete.
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  • Recommended Step:

    Take digital photos of your sampling locations in
    action. Upload your photos to your online report
    during the registration process. This will provide
    a more customized and documented report.

  • Remove the tape flap on the top and bottom of the air cassette. (Save flaps for resealing cassettes.)
  • Open the pump lid. (This will remain open during testing.)
  • Insert cassette onto the air sample inlet tray and secure firmly in place.
  • Reseal top and bottom of air cassette with tape flaps after air sampling is complete.

Indoor Air Sample:

  • Mark the remaining air cassette(s) with the room name. All indoor sample(s) should be taken in the middle of the room, 3 to 5 ft. off the ground.
  • Repeat steps (b) through Id) outlined in Outdoor Air Sample section.

Note: Air Cassette limited to one use.Do not reuse cassettes.
Take indoor air samples within 15 minutes of the outdoor air sample.

Step 2: Take Surface Samples

  • Write the surface location name on the tape label.
  • If present: use the serial number on the back of the tape lift when registering your sample online.
  • Peel off the translucent cover slip to expose the tape’s tacky surface.
  • Firmly press the tape onto the suspect surface.
  • Close the tape onto the white backing and place into the small envelope provided.
  • One tape lift per small envelope provided.

Step 3: Register Online

Visit MyMoldDetective.ca to register your samples

Click the “Register Samples” button at the top
of the homepage and follow the instructions.

Create a new account

Complete payment for the lab analysis and write confirmation number on mailing envelope.

Step 4: Mail Samples

Shipping Options:

CANADA POST:

  • Shipping label will be emailed once payment is made. Print label and attach to package.
  • Insert air samples and surface samples into one mailing envelope and mail to the lab. Lab analysis results will be available within 3 business days beginning the day receives the samples.
  • Sending more than one envelope or package may cause samples to arrive at lab separately and cause possible delays with analysis.