Controlled Drugs Licence

Roylance Gain Controlled Drugs Licence

Roylance Storage has just received its Controlled Drugs Licence from the Home Office

We are pleased to announce that Roylance Storage facility has just received its Controlled Drugs Licence from the Home Office. This licence allows us to store any schedule 1 to schedule 4 drugs, which can include anything from raw ingredients to final drug product, these include:

  • Schedule 1 includes drugs not used medicinally such as hallucinogenic drugs (e.g. LSD, ecstasy-type substances, raw opium, and cannabis).
  • Schedule 2 includes opiates (e.g. diamorphine hydrochloride morphine, methadone hydrochloride, oxycodone hydrochloride, pethidine hydrochloride), major stimulants (e.g. amphetamines), secobarbital, cocaine and ketamine.
  • Schedule 3 includes the barbiturates (e.g. buprenorphine, mazindol, meprobamate, midazolam, pentazocine, phentermine, temazepam, and tramadol hydrochloride).
  • Schedule 4 includes non-benzodiazepine hypnotics (zaleplon, zolpidem tartrate, and zopiclone). Also include androgenic and anabolic steroids, clenbuterol, chorionic gonadotrophin (HCG), non-human chorionic gonadotrophin, somatotropin, somatrem, and somatropin.


If you are looking to reduce your security risk or just need extra storage for your controlled drugs, we’re more than happy to introduce you to our very simple and trusted stability storage process. The Roylance state of the art pharmaceutical Stability Storage facility, based in Glasgow offers all conditions defined in ICH, Q1A and Q1B guidelines for the four-main world climatic zones as well as many other custom conditions including -20ºC and -80ºC.

We provide a trusted outsourced environmental testing service in our multi-point validated chambers which are traceable to UKAS and NPL via our chilled mirror unit. We can take any size of sample from a small 50L one off study upwards and also accommodate specific tailored requirements.

If you’d like to make an enquiry about our outsourced Stability Storage offering for any controlled drugs, please contact us here.

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