For more on donor sperm and ova (egg) inspections conducted to verify and monitor compliance with the Safety of Sperm and Ova Regulations please refer to the Donor Sperm and Ova Inspections page.

Donor semen inspections

In Canada, donor semen must meet high safety standards before it can be used in assisted conception. Canada regularly inspects establishments that process, import or distribute donor semen for this purpose.

To learn more about the donor semen inspections we conduct, visit about donor semen inspections or browse these inspection results:

You can also do your own search for donor semen inspections. These results are updated regularly.


If you have further questions, please email Health Canada.