Definitions for "Petrochemicals"
Chemicals derived from petroleum, which are often used to make plastics.
Chemicals derived from hydrocarbons such as crude oil, natural gas and coal. Synonym: organic chemicals.
Chemicals that come from petroleum. These chemicals are used in many products such as cosmetics, chewing gum, clothing, and plastic products. Petrochemical products are unhealthy for the planet and our bodies. petrol Another word for gasoline.