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Coronavirus (Covid-19) update

Discovery Fine Chemicals has introduced additional cover and services during the current Coronavirus outbreak. Our staff are working safely and equipped with full personal protection to ensure that both domestic orders and international orders are expedited in a timely fashion. We are now open 24/7 to assist all our customers and partners involved with scientific programmes aimed at fighting Covid-19. We will update our clients as and when Governmental conditions or guidelines change.

Remdesivir (GS-5734) is now in available for Covid-19 research.

2,3,5-Tri-O-Benzyl-D-Ribono-1.4-Lactone starting material for Remdesivir, now available.

4-(Imidazol-yl) Phenol, new constituent part of Coronavirus test kit, now available.

Paracetamol available in bulk.

Azithromycin in stock.

Denatonium Benzoate, used as denaturant for alcohols going into hand sanitizers, now available.

Guanidine Thiocyanate (GT), being used as key reagent in new Coronavirus kits being rolled out.

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 screening programmes.

Pure Life Sciences from Discovery

As specialists in the field of Microbiology, we offer over 500 different Antibiotics (antibiotics, antibacterials, antifungals) in custom pack sizes ranging from 10mg to multi-tens of kilos. Highlighted products include Cefotetan, G418, Imipenem, Novobiocin Sodium and Polymixin B Sulphate. We offer a very wide range of supporting products for the Microbiology industry including biological buffers, carbohydrates, inorganic salts, stains and enzyme substrates. Most products ship from stock for next day delivery to the UK mainland. 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.

Pure Chemistry from Biosynth-Carbosynth

In the area of pure chemistry we have immense pleasure in being able to announce that we have partnered with Biosynth-Carbosynth for all custom made, multi-step organic, medicinal and pharma chemistry projects. We welcome all enquiries and undertake to “fast-track” your projects using specialist in-house teams from within Biosynth-Carbosynth 

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 langauge 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.

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 and anywhere in Europe by Fedex. Our dedicated staff normally answer all enquiries within 24 hours.


Pure Safety

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 negociations progress.

COVID-19 Coronavirus  – Update 20th March 2020

Our dedicated materials management team have taken pre-emptive measures to ensure that stocks of critical items are in place to guarantee continuity of supply during this period of instability over the Covid-19 outbreak. If you are concerned about a specific product or products, please liaise with our sales team to discuss the solutions we can offer to minimise any risks and concerns you may have.

Remdesivir (GS-5734) announced as a New potential product candidate for COVID-19 Coronavirus as is theIntermediate for this molecule  : 2,3,5-Tri-O-Benzyl-D-1,4-lactone Cas 55094-52-5


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