Kimiya Pakhsh Shargh

Also Known As: 

Kimia Pakhsh Shargh
Kimiya Pakhsh Shargh Co. Ltd
Kimiya Pakhsh Shargh Group
Kimia
Kimia Co., Ltd.

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear

Address: 

No. 6, West Zartosht Ave, Between Joybar & Valiasr, Tehran, Iran

Phone: 

+98-21-42670

Fax: 

+98-21-88661545

E-Mail: 

info@kps-co.com

Entity Web Site: 

http://kps-co.com/

A subsidiary of Iran's Organization of Defensive Innovation and Research (SPND), which has been associated with "possible military dimensions of the Iranian nuclear program," according to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); takes direction from senior SPND officials.

Procures materials from foreign suppliers, including radioisotopes; reportedly produces research, laboratory, and medical equipment; has reportedly purchased products from China, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Russia, and South Korea.

Received a patent for automatic industrial radiography technology in December 2009.

Company officials include Mehdi Masoumian (managing director) and Mohammad Hossein Haghighian (commercial manager).

Reportedly established in 2001 or 2002.

Sanctions

Added on March 22, 2019, to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), freezing its assets under U.S. jurisdiction and prohibiting transactions with U.S. parties, pursuant to Executive Order 13382, which targets proliferators of weapons of mass destruction and their delivery systems; foreign parties facilitating transactions for the entity or otherwise assisting the entity are subject to U.S. sanctions; also subject to the Iranian Financial Sanctions Regulations; foreign financial institutions facilitating transactions for the entity may be prohibited from opening or maintaining correspondent or payable-through accounts in the United States.

Date Entered: 

August 20, 2019

Date Last Modified: 

August 20, 2019