Take-home Naloxone Kit Supplies List

Each take-home naloxone kit should be assembled in a durable, sealable case or container and must contain the following elements:

Each intra-nasal naloxone spray kit must include: Each injectable naloxone kit must include:
(1) - Hard case (1) - Hard case
(2) - Doses of Narcan® Nasal Spray (4 mg/0.1ml) (2) - 1 ml ampoules or vials of naloxone hydrochloride 0.4 mg/ml injection
(1) - Rescue breathing barrier (2) - Safety engineered syringes with 25g, 1″ needles attached
(1) - Pair of non-latex gloves (2) - safe ampoule-opening devices (also known as breakers, snappers, or openers),
as applicable
(1) - Card that identifies the person who is trained to give the naloxone (1) - Rescue breathing barrier
(1) - Updated instructional insert (English) OR (1) - Updated instructional insert (French) (1) - Pair of non-latex gloves
  (1) - Card that identifies the person who is trained to give the naloxone
(1) - Updated instructional insert (English) OR (1) - Updated instructional insert (French)
In addition, OPA recommends: In addition, OPA recommends:
(1) - Belt clip (1) - Belt clip

The Ontario Pharmacists Association has assembled the following list of required kit components and supplier options in the event that pharmacists are unable to procure some or all of the elements through their usual suppliers. This is not a comprehensive list; the list will be updated on an ongoing basis.

Kit Element Supplier** Product Details
Pre-packaged naloxone kits McKesson Canada Full Kit Available only to McKesson clients
Shoppers Drug Mart Full Kit Available only to SDM pharmacies
Pharmasystems Kit without drug Must register as a customer
Carrying Case Pharmasystems Naloxone Case Please contact for pricing
Amazon.ca Hardcover Pencil Case Cost: $3.99 + $4.99 Shipping each
Belt Clips/Carabiner Hooks (Recommended) Amazon.ca Hook Buckle Keychain Cost: $5.24 / 20 pieces (minimum 20)
Rescue Breathing Barrier Canadian Safety Supplies CPR Disposable Face Mask With One-Way Valve Cost: $1.55 each
Pharmasystems CPR Life Mask Face Shield Please contact for pricing
Non-Latex Gloves Various Various Check via your wholesaler/Pharma supplier
Syringes: (25-gauge, 3ml safety syringes with 1” to 1½” needles) Various Various Check via your wholesaler/Pharma supplier
Ampoule Snapper Pharmasystems Disposable Ampule Breakers 100 per package. Please contact for pricing
Ampule cracker for 1-4 ML ampules
Wheaton Via Canadawide Ampule Snapper for 1 and 2ML sizes Contact for pricing
Naloxone / Narcan Various Naloxone HCl 0.4mg/mL ampoules Please contact your pharmacy supplier
Naloxone HCl 0.4mg/mL vials
Narcan® Nasal Spray 4mg
(DIN 2458187)
Naloxone Acknowledgement Card OPA Website Training Acknowledgement card Must be included in Naloxone kit
5 STEPS TO RESPOND TO AN OPIOID OVERDOSE MOHLTC 5 Steps to Respond to an Opioid Overdose:
English
Must be included in Naloxone kit
5 Steps to Respond to an Opioid Overdose:
French

*The Association recommends that pharmacists order kits and/or naloxone through their usual wholesaler or licensed distributor to ensure proper handling of product during shipping and transportation.  If pharmacies are not able to obtain pre-packaged kits from these distributors they may choose to assemble their own or contact a local pharmacy who is able to procure kits to inquire about a pharmacy to pharmacy transfer.

** IMPORTANT NOTE: The following is not a comprehensive list of suppliers and OPA does not endorse any of the suppliers listed. Pricing and product codes accurate as of March 21, 2018

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