Our physical store is closed through April 5th, 2020 but our online store remains open

Scientific Stores

Research Supplies

Scientific Stores carries a wide variety of supplies for research and office needs, including: Surface disinfecting wipes; dry ice; chemicals; lab plastic/glassware; pipet tips; gloves, first aid kit supplies; blotting/chromatography filter/pH paper; RNase/DNASE-free micro tubes; Cryo-vials; and much more.

We also do special orders for most items. Please contact the store to inquire about pricing and availability.

HSC Scientific Stores
Phone: (905) 525-9140, ext 22793
Email: storhsc@mcmaster.ca
Location: Health Sciences Campus Store, Health Sciences Centre (McMaster Hospital) HSC 1G1
Mon to Fri 9:00am to 4:00pm

ABB Scientific Stores
The ABB Store is now closed.
Visit our HSC Scientific Store at HSC 1G1 or email hscstore@mcmaster.ca to place an order for shipment to your lab.
Please note all vented/dangerous chemicals will need to be ordered direct from the supplier.

How to order chemicals direct from the supplier

Caledon Labs Logo

Caledon provides high purity solvents and chemicals for research, analysis and production. http://www.caledonlabs.com/

VWR Logo

VWR International, LLC, is a global laboratory supply and distribution company. https://ca.vwr.com/

Fisher Scientic Logo

To set up an account, contact EliteCanada@thermofisher.com or call customer service at 1-800-234-7437. You will need to provide your first and last names as well as a contact email and the specific room number, building and street address where your lab is located.
P-cards. How to charge Fisher Scientific products directly to your P-Card.

Please note that Fisher Fast does not accept PO #’s as a valid form of payment, as per instructions from McMaster Procurement department.

Millipore Sigma

Millipore Sigma (formerly Sigma-Aldrich) is a leading Life Science and High Technology company that supplies biochemical and organic chemical products and kits.


Greenfield Global

Ordering Ethanol from Greenfield Global

McMaster account for delivery to 1200 Main Street West (Hospital Receiving) - C08680
McMaster account for delivery to 1280 Main Street West (Central Receiving) - C08681

Goods must be paid by credit card at time of order. Orders accepted by email only - packagesales@greenfield.com.

Please include the correct account number noted above along with the campus address where you would like the chemicals delivered. All chemcials will be delivered to central receiving facilities and redirected to your lab by either University or Hospital receiving staff (location dependant).

If you are ordering for a lab off-campus (TaARI, MIP, HHS hospital locations) you will need to apply for a license as per government regulations before you can place an order.
- Call CRA technical advisor 1-866-667-9851 for application forms.
- Forms must be submitted to Greenfield via the package sales email for the order to go through.

All other ethanol products (including denatured alcohols that don’t require licenses) are listed at www.comalc.com/products


**Please be aware that some of these companies have US and Canadian versions of their websites. Be sure you are on the Canadian sites in order to get accurate pricing and availability.**
**Please be aware that some companies have minimum order requirements or case quantity requirements. Please check with individual companies prior to ordering.**