Fentanyl and Carfentanil Exposure in Paramedic Services

This fast fact has been developed to protect paramedics from accidental exposure to hazardous drugs such as fentanyl and carfentanil and to support the Canadian Action Plan for better informing Canadians about the risk of opioids.

 

Fentanyl Safety for First Responders – The status and trends of the illicit drug trade, which includes Fentanyl, Fentanyl analogues and other potent synthetic opioids and analgesics in Canada are ever evolving. The intention of this site is to provide first responders with accurate safety information related to situations where opioids may be involved.

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