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Pure and (not) So Simple

We’re leading the Frontiers of chemical research & development as your one stop shop to solve your life science & materials science challenges. As a catalog provider of specialized molecules, we have what you need – from Porphyrins to Boronic Acids and thousands of other custom compounds.

American Made, Globally Trusted

Here’s a breakdown of what is made in our Logan, Utah, USA facility!

of Custom Syntheses
of Porphyrins
of All Other Specialty Chemical Compounds

Thousands of High Quality, Ready-to-Ship Chemical Compounds

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Our catalog has thousands of compounds, all with guaranteed purity. Click the button below to browse and add your chemicals to your cart!

Need a compound but don’t see it? Have a special project in mind? Learn how our custom synthesis services provide support for any project!

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Once your chemicals have been added to the cart, go to the checkout and pay with your credit card or purchase order. Don’t forget to create an account to easily save your cart and manage orders.

Found a service you’d like or want to discuss your particular needs? Please call, email, or fill out our contact form! Our team of expert scientists and skilled administrators are dedicated to supporting your project goals.

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Once your payment has gone through, we will begin to process your order. We ensure your chemical compounds arrive safely with our convenient shipping methods no matter where you’re located.

While we provide the best service and price for our products, we also work with distributors around the globe whom we trust to uphold our values.

Our Services

Do you need more than chemical compounds?

We’ve got your back! Our services include contract insource & outsource chemists for specialized research projects, analysis and validation, process development, hit-to-lead optimization, and scaled synthesis.

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Dustin Cefalo, PhD

Let’s start synthesizing success together!

Frontier Specialty Chemicals is a fine & specialty chemical manufacturing company specializing in porphyrins, boronic acids and other organoborons, building blocks, and custom chemical synthesis based in Utah, USA.

Our online catalog makes it easy to find and purchase what you need to keep you research going. With thousands of ready-to-ship compounds and even more available for custom synthesis, we provide high-quality, guaranteed purity chemicals for all your research and production needs.

Our customers range from big pharma to startup biotech companies.  Many of our customers require custom synthesis for their specialized applications including drug development, materials science, and a variety of chemistry services.

“Our team excels in custom synthesis of porphyrins, boronic acids, and building blocks. We provide molecules and services for drug discovery and materials science development. Working with our Team saves time and money, without sacrificing quality.”

Dustin Cefalo, PhD
Vice President of Porphyrin Chemistry

Need chemicals for your next project or experiment?

Our precision chemistry supports your innovation!

Frontier Specialty Chemicals manufactures nearly 100% of the products that we offer and performs all custom syntheses at our facility in Logan, Utah, USA. In-house manufacturing allows us to ensure high quality compounds for your company’s research projects; products we don’t manufacture ourselves are tested and purified to adhere to our strict standards of quality.

We offer a myriad of porphyrin derivatives, boronic acids and organic building blocks. In addition to our own products, we distribute a wide variety of molecules commonly used in research laboratories.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How are boronic acids used?

Boronic acids are used as building blocks in medicinal chemistry and can be incorporated by well-established cross coupling methodologies. Learn more about Organoborons …

What are Metal-Organic Frameworks used for?

Frontier Specialty Chemicals offers numerous functionalized porphyrins useful for the synthesis of MOFs and COFs. Learn more about Metal-Organic Frameworks…

Can porphyrins be used for Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) research?

Yes! Frontier Specialty Chemicals offers a number of porphyrin derivatives that are useful for photodynamic therapy research.  Learn more about Photodynamic Therapy …

Does Frontier Specialty Chemicals offer compounds and intermediates used for Heme and Chlorophyll Biosynthesis research?

Yes! Frontier Specialty Chemicals offers a full line of intermediates along the heme biosynthetic pathway and numerous chlorophyll derived chlorins. Learn more about Heme Biosynthesis …

Does Frontier Specialty Chemicals support catalysis applications?

Yes! For example, our metalloporphyrins are useful for catalytic epoxidations, carbonylations and other synthetic transformations. Our boronic acids can be used to activate carboxylic acids towards attack by nucleophiles, and the activation of hydroxyl groups.  Learn more about Catalysis applications …

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