Custom Synthesis
Our expertise includes:
  • mg to Kg Scale Synthesis
  • API's & Building Blocks
  • Amino Acids & Peptides
  • Asymmetric Synthesis
  • Speciality Fine Chemicals
Chemical Sourcing
We can provide access to:
  • Natural Products
  • Carbohydrates
  • Prostaglandins
  • Nucleotides
  • Fermentation Products
Chemical Analysis
Our analytical services include:
  • Multinuclear NMR
  • HPLC
  • MS & LC-MS
  • Optical Rotation
  • IR Spectrometry


State-of-the-art laboratory technology

Tocris chemistry, sourcing and analytical teams are all based in a bespoke facility installed with the very latest state-of-the-art equipment, providing the excellent level of technological support that you would expect from a leading global supplier to the life science industry.

Our modern facility opened in 2005 and provides us with over 700m² of laboratory space located on the outskirts of Bristol, UK, offering an environment which fosters team working, communication and technical excellence.

Our laboratory supports this ethos with top quality equipment and established procedures which meets or exceeds all UK legislative requirements for health, safety and waste disposal.

Examples of technologies and equipment available:

  • Scale from mg to Kg (20L)
  • Microwave chemistry
  • Photochemistry
  • Ozonolysis
  • Freeze drying
  • Pressure vessels
  • Hydrogenation
Chemistry lab Freeze Drying

Examples of our analytical equipment include:

  • 300 MHz Brucker multinuclear NMR (1H, 13C, 31P, 19F)
  • HPLC (Agilent 1100 Series Systems)
  • LC (Agilent 1100 Series System)
  • GC (Agilent 7890A GC with FID and μECD)
  • MS (Waters ZQ 2000 - Quadrupole)
  • Preparative HPLC (Agilent 1100 Series System and Waters LC System)
  • SFC semi-prep system (Waters Thar Investigator II)
  • Perkin Elmer FT-IR spectrometer
  • Polarimeter
Analytical lab LC-MS