Glass Washing and Sterilization Services

University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario
What the facility does

Glass washing, autoclaving and sterilization services

Areas of expertise

The UHN Sterilization Services facilities provide the research community with an array of essential services. Our Glass Washing and Sterilization team prides itself on providing the research community at UHN with the highest level of service.  We provide our wet lab environments with highly efficient and reliable services while maintaining a strong focus on customer service.

We serve more than 200 labs from hospitals, educational institutes and research facilities across the Greater Toronto Area. We process more than 1 million pieces of labware per year in our state-of-the-art facilities. Our facilities are equipped to operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and we are flexible to accommodate specialized processing needs.

Our cost-effective operations help the research community save on space, utilities, infrastructure and insurance costs, and divert their resources to focus on research.

Research services

Our certified and well-trained staff provides an array of essential services; laboratory glassware washing, glassware purchasing, liquid and dry autoclaving, daily stocking of clean glassware supply, and lab coat supply management, consultation and facility management services.

Sectors of application
  • Agriculture, animal science and food
  • Chemical industries
  • Fisheries and aquaculture
  • Healthcare and social services
  • Life sciences, pharmaceuticals and medical equipment

Specialized lab



Glassware & Sterilization Facility

Modern state-of-the-art laboratory glassware washers

Used to clean glassware and other laboratory equipment.



Used to disinfect glassware and labware.



Sterilizes glassware and other items using high exposure times and temperatures.