The chemical manufacturing industry produces organic and inorganic chemicals. Organic chemicals are comprised of carbon based molecules. Inorganic chemicals are comprised of molecules lacking carbon. However, all industrial chemicals fall into the following product types.
Ceramic Products – Brick, Tile, Pottery, Cookware, etc.
Petrochemicals – Plastics, Synthetic Rubber, Petroleum
Agrochemicals – Pesticides, Herbicides, Fungicides, Insecticides
Polymers – Latex, Styrofoam, Glass, Rubber, Nylon, Silicone, etc.
Elastomers – Rubber, Sealants, Adhesives, Tires, Neoprene, etc.
Oleochemicals – Lubricants, Solvents, Soaps, Biodiesel, etc.
Explosives – Nitroglycerin, C-4, TNT, Nitrocellulose, etc.
Fragrances & Flavors – Perfumes, Artificial Flavor Additives
Industrial Gasses – Nitrogen, Oxygen, CO2, Hydrogen, Helium, etc.