The chemical industry converts raw materials into over 70,000 different products.

Chemicals consist of some products sold directly to consumers such as soaps, detergents and perfumes although many more are used in processes to produce other materials with plastics being one good example.

In the chemical industry research and innovation remains key in delivering better chemicals whilst taking more and more consideration of factors such as sustainability.

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