Petrochemicals are chemical products obtained from petroleum. Petrochemicals are used to make plastic carry bags. Petrochemicals are also used in explosives. Since oil is one of the main constituent of petrochemicals, hence almost every item, from a carpet to electrical goods is made up of petrochemicals. Petrochemicals manufacturers manufacture synthetics, often used for wrinkle-free garments. Petrochemicals are used in fertilizers. Petrochemical products include detergents, food additives, plastic bottles and dyes among scores of others.