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United Chemists Association

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1931. Front cover.
1931. Forward
1931. Frontispiece.
1931. 'Accidents will happen'.
1931. Indigestion tablets.
1931. Brimstone and Treacle.
1931. Ginger wine.
1931. Hepatic Salt.
1931. Bronchial Lozenges.
1931. Chilblain Paint.
1931. Hair Tonic.
1931. Ointment.
1931. Lysol.
1931. Olive Oil.
1931. Paromalt.
1931. Skin Tablet.
1931. Honey, Glycerine and Lemon.
1931. Syrup of Hypophosphites.
1931. Nursery Necessities.
1931. Morning Salt.

Maker of UCAL products, of Cheltenham

1904 Harold Miller of Sheffield encouraged a group of local pharmacists to form an association to make their own products

A production facility was set up in Cheltenham.

The firm’s delivery vans were made by V. Healey of Gloucester.

At its peak the company supplied 7000 private chemists throughout Britain with products including cough mixtures, lotions, lozenges, Peroxide toothpaste and Ucadent denture cleaner.

1969 The most serious of a series of fires took place at the production facility

1972 Acquired by a rival.

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Sources of Information

  • Gloucestershire Echo 5 March 2020