OCB Pharmaceutical, formerly known as Omicron Quimica S.L., is a firm active in Bismuth Chemical production since 1982. We are a pure bismuth compound manufacturer based in Barcelona (Spain), focusing on pharmaceutical and high-performance specialty products.
Since March 2019 OCB Pharmaceutical is supported by the Global Leader of Minors Metals, Rare Metals and Advanced Materials, which has enjoyed more than 15 years of successful growth with several products including high purity Bismuth Metal.
Our Factory is located in Canovelles 30 km North of Barcelona (Spain) very close to Barcelona Commercial Port and Airport and just 5 km to the main Highway which connect with north of Europe.The site is leader in fine Bismuth organic and inorganic production (precipitating, drying, grinding, etc.) following the Highest Quality Standard (GMP-ISO)
Business start as Omicron Quimica, SA
Main focus: Bismuth Oxychloride. Cosmetics / Spain Market
Starting Pharmaceutical Market
First GMP certificate
Bismuth Subsalicylate / Bismuth Tribromophenate and first GMP certificate
Industrial market and Investment for Specialities Market
Orrion Chemicals aquire Omicron Quimica, SA
Good Manufacturing Practice
Upgrade for GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice)
New Plant Extension
New Plant Extension – Updated GMP
OCB pharmaceutical established strategic Partnership with Vital Group
Pharmaceutical Capacity Extension
Pharmaceutical Capacity Estension, ISO, Specialties Capacity Extension
What we do
From Earth to Chemical manufacturing we are Vertically integrated in the process of develop the highest Quality Bismuth Derivatives.
We produce a wide range of Bismuth Derivatives which allow us to cover the main known application in Pharmaceutical, Cosmetic and in some Specialties Market.
Our commitment is thoroughly understand our customers needs, and to meet their expectations on a long-term basis.
Regulatory & Quality
We supply per the main current pharmacopeias and are enough flexible to tailor products to our customers’specifications. OCB Pharmaceutical is GMP compliant (last inspection April 2021) with DMF and ASMF available for all manufactured products.