MAQS has specific storage requirements to keep it fresh and easy to use for the full year prior to expiry. MAQS must be stored below 25°C (77°F) and out of direct sunlight. Store in a dry place in the original container in a well-ventilated area, away from sulphuric acid, oxidizing agents, and sources of ignition. Keep the container tightly closed. Once the sachet (inner packaging) is opened, use the strips immediately.