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Our business sources raw pharmaceutical materials, bismuth salts and laboratory research chemicals.

Thomson & Joseph 's initial business was in Pharmaceutical Chemicals and it remains an important part of our business today. Our primary specialisation is in the provision of Bismuth Salts, Ispaghula (Psyllium) Husks and Alkaloids such as Colchicine.

However we are also involved in the supply of laboratory and research chemicals, produced by a specialist manufacturer, on a customised basis.


Full Product List:
Pharmaceutical Raw Materials Bismuth Salts Laboratory and Research Chemicals
Bile Salts & Derivatives Chloride Acetylcholine Chloride
Bilirubin Citrate  
Chloriquine Diphosphate   Acetylcholine Iodide
Colchicine Hydroxide  
    Acetylthiocholine Chloride
Desipramine Hydrochloride Nitrate  
    Acetylthiocholine Iodide
Gamma Butyrolactone Oxide  
  Oxychloride Butyrylcholine Chloride
Hyoscine Hydrobromide    
  Subacetate Butyrylcholine Iodide
Imipramine Hydrochloride Subcarbonate  
Ispaghula (Psyllium) Husks Subgallate Butyrylthiocholine Chloride
  Subiodide Butyrylthiocholine Iodide
Magnesium Carbonate Subnitrate  
Magnesium Hydroxide Subsalicylate  
Monoammonium Glycyrrhizinate    

Why choose us?

Thomson & Joseph have over 65 years experience in customer service and the provision of agricultural, industrial chemical and pharmaceutical products. Over the years we have developed strong relations with international key producers including OCM, Novus International, 5N Plus, Landus Cooperative, Albion Plant Nutrition, BioAg and Urvesh Psyllium Industries.
Our team are highly qualified to provide support in the agricultural, chemical, pharmaceutical and biological fields. As a company we are accredited to ISO 9002 quality assurance scheme, FACTS (Fertiliser Advisers Certification and Training Scheme) and FEMAS (Feed Materials Assurance Scheme). We have staff who are members of Society of Chemical Industry (SCI); British Society of Animal Science; British Nutritional Foundation; Nutrition Society; Society of Biology and the British Grassland Society.
Technical Support...
If you need to get in contact with us for technical support don't hesitate to call us on 01603 781217 or email us at
Customer Care...
We are a small business and quality customer service is something we pride ourselves on. We have been around since 1951 and with numerous customers who have been with us for many years. We have been accredited to ISO 9002 Quality Standard since 1994.

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Unit 2, Tilia Business Park, Tunstead Road, Hoveton, Norwich, NR12 8QN 
Phone: +44 (0)1603 781 217 
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Thomson & Joseph Ltd was established in 1951 as a supplier of pharmaceutical raw materials to the developing UK pharmaceutical industry following the end of World War 2. Colin Thomson and Ernest Joseph were brothers-in-law. More>
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