Biological Waste

Biological Waste must be sorted according to the type of biological waste. In order to package the waste properly, please refer to the quick reference flow chart:

Biological Waste Quick Reference Flow Chart (.pdf)

For any questions regarding your biological waste, please contact us: or ext 3523.

Autoclave Room Training

Microbiological Waste can be sterilized either chemically by using an appropriate disinfectant or physically by using an autoclave. To gain card access to the autoclave rooms, please choose the appropriate autoclave that you will be using:

Essex CORe Training

Essex Hall Training

Note: Biology Building Autoclave Training must be arrange through the Biology Stockroom. Contact Ingrid Churchill at or ext 2698 for more details.

Contact the Chemical Control Centre

If you have any questions or require further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Chemical Control Centre
 B37 Essex Hall
Phone: (519) 253-3000 ext. 3523
Fax: (519) 973-7013