Also Known As:
Esfahan Chemical Industries
Shah Reza Km 56, Zarrinshar, Isfahan
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Designated by the Canadian government in July 2010 as an entity contributing to Iran's proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities or to its development of chemical, biological or nuclear weapons or their delivery systems; designation prohibits Canadian parties from providing goods or financial services to the entity or dealing in property held by the entity; listed by the British government in 2011 as an entity of potential concern for WMD-related procurement; listed by the Japanese government in 2011 as an entity of concern for proliferation relating to biological and chemical weapons; identified by the British government in February 1998 as having procured goods and/or technology for weapons of mass destruction programs (specifically missile).
Part of the Chemical Industries Group (CIDMG) of Defense Industries Organization (DIO); military products include dinitrotoluene (DNT), hexal, hexogen (RDX), hexotol composition B and composition B4, nitrocellulose in gunpowder, high- and low-nitrated forms, NSH52, PETN, plastic explosives, RDX compositions A3, A4, and A5, and trinitrotoluene (TNT); other products include medical and technical ethanol, acetaldehyde, nitrocellulose lacquer, explosive cartridge powder, cast booster, porous prilled AN/FO, nitric acid 55 and 68, sulfuric acid 98, oleum, acetic anhydride, butyl acetate, ethyl acetate, glacial acetic acid, alphacellulose and torpex-2.