Toronto Research Chemicals, TRC was founded in 1982 to manufacture and supply researchers in the biomedical fields with specialized complex organic small molecules not otherwise commercially available.



Today, Toronto Research Chemicals Inc. employs more than 300 full time staff, of which approximately 200 are PhD’s and MSc’s, operating in 120,000 square feet of facilities, including 15 production laboratories, in Toronto, Canada.



TRC currently offers an extensive catalogue in excess of 250,000 products with an extensive inventory for immediate shipment. Where stock is unavailable, TRC will undertake production of new and known compounds upon customer order. Toronto Research Chemicals supports the global scientific community across more than 105 countries.



Why Choose Toronto Research Chemicals?

  • Specialized in providing high quality bio-chemicals in custom pack sizes to satisfy any quantity required.
  • Distribute to companies worldwide, usually, providing overnight delivery in North America via Federal Express. We also offer alternative carrier options to meet worldwide delivery and special import requirements as well as dangerous goods.
  • A dedicated professional customer service team positioned to ensure customer satisfaction and technical support.

TRC – LGC Partnership

Toronto Research Chemicals (TRC) has for 38 years specialised in the production of high-quality products for innovative research. With a catalogue of 300,000+ research products and state-of-the-art analytical facilities, TRC’s goal is to provide the tools and support required by researchers in the global scientific community.

TRC’s catalogue showcases a wide range of products, including analytical standards, natural products, APIs, impurities & metabolites and more than 18,000+ stable labelled standards. These products are used in numerous applications, including forensic science, environmental analysis, and pharmaceutical and medicinal R&D.

Our product quality is ensured by cutting-edge analytical facilities and 250+ experienced MSc & PhD chemists, working to provide the highest quality products possible. With customers in more than 140 countries, TRC is a trusted brand in the global scientific community.

And through our recent partnership with LGC, a global leader in the life science sector, we plan to continue to fulfill our promise of better serving our customers around the world, through providing an extended portfolio of reference standards, research tools and building blocks.

Our 38 years of expertise in research chemical synthesis, combined with a dedicated & knowledgeable customer service team, makes TRC a one-stop solution for all your research needs.

 Know more:


Today, LGC announced the acquisition of a majority stake in Toronto Research Chemicals (“TRC”), a leading manufacturer and supplier of synthetic organic bio-chemicals which are used as reference standards, research tools and building blocks by a highly diversified global customer base across the pharmaceutical, applied and research sectors.

The acquisition of TRC complements LGC’s existing reference standards business, which includes the MikromolTM and Dr EhrenstorferTM product portfolios, and provides commercial and operational opportunities to develop the combined product and service offering to customers globally.

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