Category:Industrial Chemicals

From NOWA-CL
Jump to navigation Jump to search

This category is defined by an external document. In this case, "Chemical and Engineering News", July 7, 2007. The below are the 20 "top industrial chemicals", along with their US production in millions of metric tons.

NB: Multiply US production in Mt by 3.3 for per-capita consumption in kilograms.

3.3×35.9 = 119(kg) or about 60L of sulfuric acid per person
RANK
(by mass)
INORGANIC ORGANIC 2006 US PRODUCTION
(Mt)
1 Sulfuric acid 35.9
2 Ethylene 25.0
3 Polyethylene 17.3
4 Propene 15.6
5 Phosphoric acid 10.7
6 Ammonia 10.4
7 Chlorine 10.2
8 Ethylene dichloride 9.7
9 Polypropylene 8.3
10 Sodium hydroxide 8.0
11 Benzene 7.6
12 Polyvinyl chloride 6.8
13 Nitric acid 6.6
14 Ammonium nitrate 6.3
15 Urea 5.4
16 Ethyl benzene 5.3
17 Styrene 4.8
18 Hydrochloric acid 4.1
19 Cumene 3.6
20 Ethylene oxide 3.4

Pages in category "Industrial Chemicals"

The following 9 pages are in this category, out of 9 total.