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Discovery is Pure Life Sciences.

Discovery Fine Chemicals

A UK Life Science company supplying Antibiotics, Analytical Reagents, Biochemicals, Diagnostics and Products for Microbiology, to Europe, USA and Australasia.

Pure Focus

Discovery Fine Chemicals is a niche Life Science company founded nearly 14 years ago. We are a customer-centric company. We focus heavily on the supply of antibiotics and biochemicals to the Diagnostic, Microbiome, Microbiology and Pharmaceutical industry as well as to public sector research institutes, Universities, Charities, Public Health England and Microbiology companies worldwide. We offer many key raw materials for Legionella and Listeria research and Remdesivir for Covid-19 research.

Pure Life Sciences from Discovery

As specialists in the field of Microbiology, we offer one of the largest portfolios of Antibiotics in the UK with almost 600 different Antibiotics (antibiotics, antibacterials, antifungals). These are offered in custom pack sizes ranging from 10mg to multi-tens of kilos ready for despatch the same day.

Key antibiotics include the following – click on the links

Amphotericin B
Cefotetan Free Acid
Cefpodoxime, Free Acid
Cefsulodin sodium
Colistin Sodium Methanesulfonate from Bacillus Colistinus
Ertapenem Sodium
Gentamicin Sulfate
G418 Sulfate 
Imipenem Monohydrate
Novobiocin Sodium
Polymixin B Sulphate
Tazobactam Sodium Salt

We also offer the very widest range of supporting products for the Microbiology, Diagnostics and Health Care industry, including biological buffers, carbohydrates, detergents, enzyme substrates, dyes and indicators and analytical reagents.

Pure Quality

All our products are sold with full documentation. Every product is accompanied by a certificate of analysis, a signed and controlled packing/delivery note and an msds in one of our five language editions.We boast full ISO 9001-2015 certification, which is the linchpin of our Quality Management System. A copy of our current ISO 9001-2015 certificate, valid until October 2022, number FS 648315 is available bottom right below.

Pure Genius

Our in-house research team have used their ingenuity to focus on over 1500 key products destined for use in the Life Science and Microbiology industry. These include more than 500 antibiotics, antifungals and antibacterials, over 500 key biochemicals, buffers, detergents and enzyme substrates , over 250 dyes and indicators and over 250 key carbohydrates.




Medicinal Chemistry

Pure Service

From our dedicated warehouse we are able to ship most products from stock the same day for 24 hour deliveries anywhere in the UK. We ship to France, Germany, Italy and Spain by Fedex priority on a 24 hour service. Our staff speak fluent French, German, Spanish and Serbo-Croat.and anywhere in Europe by Fedex. Our dedicated staff normally answer all enquiries within 24 hours.

Permanent Stock

24hr Service

Dedicated Sales

ISO 9001-2015

Pure Commerce

Brexit – update 1st February 2020 

There will be no disruptions to our supply chain during the entirety of 2020. HM Revenue and Customs have issued the following statement : “From 1st February the UK will no longer be a member of the EU and will enter an implementation period until 31st December 2020. During this time there will be NO changes to the terms for trading with the EU. This means EU rules for customs, VAT and Excise will continue to apply to the movement of goods and trade. There will be no new customs procedures at present”. Discovery have taken contingency measures to ensure continuity of supply for critical raw materials. We will announce more news during the implementation period, as and when negotiations progress.

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