Scymaris Ltd is based at the Brixham Environmental Laboratory site located in Devon, England where specialized laboratory services have been provided to the Chemical and Pharmaceutical industries for over 65 years. We provide high quality and cost effective ecotoxicology, environmental fate, plant metabolism and analytical chemistry services to the global agrochemical, pharmaceutical and chemical industries. Our goal is to help our clients understand the lifecycle of chemicals in our environment and the impact this has on the ecosystem. The company is led by an experienced management and operations team.

Our Location – We are fortunate to be based in one of the most beautiful parts of the UK with excellent schools, healthcare, low crime rates and stunning natural scenery from Dartmoor to the South West coastline. This helps create not only an outstanding quality of life and opportunities for an excellent work life balance but also an important consideration in retaining and recruiting staff. Transportation links are plentiful with daily direct flights and trains to major cities in the UK and Europe as well as excellent road links to London, Birmingham, Manchester and beyond.

about scymaris

about scymaris

what do we do?

what do we do?

our heritage

our heritage

What we do…

Our dedicated ecotoxicology team can provide the full range of aquatic (freshwater and marine) and terrestrial studies required by the world’s major regulatory authorities for the registration of human pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, chemicals and veterinary medicines.


  • Acute Studies
  • Sub-chronic (early life stage)
  • Chronic (lifecycle – partial and full)
  • Endocrine Disruption Studies
  • Sediment Studies
  • Bioaccumulation
  • Analytical Support for all in-house tests
  • Establishment of physical/chemical properties
  • Identification of metabolites, degradation and/or transformation products
  • Realistic environmental concentrations
  • Complex matrices
  • Radiolabelled substances

Including radiolabelled materials


  • Adsorption/Desorption
  • Activated Sludge Respiration Inhibition
  • Ready Biodegradability in fresh and seawater environments
  • Inherent Biodegradability
  • Sewage Treatment Simulations
  • Aerobic and Anaerobic Transformation in water/sediment and water/soil systems
  • Leaching in Soil Columns
  • Photolytic and hydrolytic degradation

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Freshwater Quarry
United Kingdom


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