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PETROCHEMICALS by Mind Map: PETROCHEMICALS

1. Petrochemicals are a chemical product obtained from petroleum by refining, They are an essential part of the chemical industry as the demand for synthetic materials grows continually and plays a major part in today's economy and society.

2. Some chemical compounds are made from petroleum and are obtained from other fossil fuels like coal and natural gas

3. Petrochemicals include items like plastics, drugs, soaps, paints , detergents and more

4. Petrochemicals are normally made to create everyday items

5. Many petrochemicals contain some of the most toxic substances in the world, but they are mostly on our everyday house hold items.