(6) Table 1: Inventory of Cord Blood Banks in Canada (7) Private UCB Banks in Canada Public UCB Banks in Canada Baby Chord Alberta Cord Blood Bank
WEBSITE: www.babychord.com WEBSITE: www.acbb.ca LOCATION: Mississauga, ON LOCATION: Edmonton, AB AFFILIATION: Canadian Cord Blood Registry Canadian Cord Blood Registry Hema Quebec WEBSITE: www.ccbr.ca WEBSITE: LOCATION: Edmonton, AB www.hema-quebec.qc.ca AFFILIATION: Alberta Cord Blood Bank
LOCATION: Montreal, PQ Cells for Life WEBSITE: www.cellsforlife.com LOCATION: Markham, ON.
Currently, the two public cord blood banks operating in Canada, the Alberta Cord Blood Bank and Hema-Quebec, require advance registration for the collection of cord blood.
The Alberta Cord Blood Bank, on the other hand, accepts donations from across the country.
Table 1: Public and Private Cord Blood Banks in Canada Public Banks Private Banks Alberta Cord Blood Bank
AABB Accredited Non-Accredited Hema-Quebec Lifebank Cryogenics Baby Chord Securacell Corp.