International Role of Fairfax Cryobank

February 16, 2011

 Blog written by Laboratory Staff Irena

Most people think of Fairfax Cryobank as a domestic sperm bank that covers only US market. But for over 10 years Fairfax Cryobank has shipped the highest quality donor sperm internationally. We work with medical facilities and doctor offices all over the world: Israel, Australia, Singapore, Mexico, Brazil and Canada, just to name a few.

Every country has different rules and regulations regarding importing donor’s sperm. Fairfax Cryobank understands this and there for accommodates all of these requirements.

Let’s look at Canada. Fairfax Cryobank has been covering over 80% of Canadian sperm market for a decade. It provides sperm specimens to Canadians that exceeds the testing standards established by Health Canada. Fairfax Cryobank offers nearly one hundred donors of a various phenotypes with semen samples that have very high quality standards to our Canadian patients.

Every donor that Fairfax Cryobank distributes to Canada is in compliance with Health Canada regulations based on medical, sexual and social history, clinical status, physical examination and laboratory test results. All Canada- complaint donors are undergoing additional infectious disease testing: 

  • Culture and Sensitivity testing
  • Gonorrhea (NAT)
  • Chlamydia (NAT)
  • HTLV I/II Ab

It is easy to order/buy semen samples for our Canadian customers. Fairfax Cryobank is happy to announce a new distributor in Canada, Outreach Health Services in Newmarket, Ontario. Outreach Health Services ( is owned and operated by Heather Brooks, RN and has been distributing donor sperm since 1999. For a list of donors and information available through Outreach Health Services, please call 1-905-967-0852 or toll free at 1-866-785-4709 in Canada.

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