Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Distillers Co (Biochemicals)

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1949. Biochemicals.

of Speke, manufacturer of penicillin and other pharmaceuticals

Part of Distillers Co

1962 Distillers withdrew thalidomide from the market on news of adverse side effects[1] and sold its biochemical division to Eli Lilly of USA[2].

See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 23 August 1962
  2. The Times, 19 October 1962