Parchin Chemical Industries

Also Known As: 

Parchin Chemical Factories Chemical Industries Group
PCF Chemical Industries Group
Parchin Chemical Factories
Parchin Chemical Industry Group
PCI Group
Parchin Chemical Ind (PCF)
Partchin Chemical Factories
Para Chemical Industries

Weapon Program: 

  • Missile
  • Chemical
  • Biological
  • Military


- Khavaran Road Km 30-35, Parchin Special Road, Varamin, Parchin
- Nobonyad Square, Tehran 15765-358
- Parchin Forked Rd., 35th km. khavaran Rd., Pakdasht, Tehran, Iran (Factory)
- 2nd Floor, Sanam Bldg., Nobonyad Sq., Tehran - Iran (Head Office)
- Pasdaran Square, P.O. Box 16765 - 358, Tehran - Iran
- 2nd Floor, Sanam Bldg., 3rd Floor, Sanam Bldg., P.O. Box 16765-358, Nobonyad Square, Tehran, Iran


313-0870, 313-0719, 313-0628, 254-6502, +98 21 3130626 (Factory);


840-3279, 256-5295, +98 21 2561474

Part of Iran's Chemical Industries and Development of Material Group (CIDMG), which is a branch of Iran's Defense Industries Organization (DIO); produces ammunition, explosives and solid propellants for rockets and missiles.

On July 8, 2008, added to the Specially Designated National (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 (WMD) and their delivery systems.

Listed by the European Union on April 21, 2007 (pursuant to U.N. Security Council resolution 1747) and on June 24, 2008, as an entity whose funds and economic resources, and those it owns, holds or controls, must be frozen by E.U. member states, with some exceptions, and within their jurisdiction; E.U. member states must also ensure that funds or economic resources are not made available to or for the benefit of the listed entity.

Listed by the British government in 2008 as an entity of potential concern for WMD-related procurement; listed by the Japanese government in 2008 as an entity of concern for proliferation related to chemical and nuclear weapons and missiles.

Listed in an annex to U.N. Security Council resolution 1747 of March 24, 2007, as an entity involved in Iran's nuclear or ballistic missile activities; with some exceptions, the designation requires states to freeze the financial assets on their territories which are owned or controlled by the entity, by its agents, or by entities it controls; the designation also requires states to ensure that funds, financial assets or economic resources are prevented from being made available by their nationals or by any persons or entities within their territories, to or for the benefit of the entity.

Listed by the German government in 2005 as a risky end-user in warnings supplied to industry; the German government urged caution when initiating commercial dealings with this entity, and suggested that all purchases by this entity must be assumed to serve military aims unless the contrary can be shown by specific and verifiable means.

According to the U.S Department of the Treasury, acts on behalf of DIO importing and exporting chemical goods globally; according to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, was identified in April 2007 as the final recipient of sodium perchlorate monohydrate, a chemical precursor for solid propellant oxidizer, possibly to be used for ballistic missiles; according to the European Union, has worked on propulsion for the Iranian ballistic missile program; develops and produces explosives, including nitrocellulose, dynamites, ammonium nitrate, and detonating cord; Managing Director Naser Sobhani; Commercial Manager Naser Majidi; established in 1939.

According to the National Council of Resistance of Iran, a center of chemical and biological weapon work containing storage and "glass body" gas production equipment that has allegedly been repaired by its manufacturer, Lampert of Hungary.

Mentioned Suspect Entities & Suppliers: 

Date Entered: 

January 26, 2004

Date Last Modified: 

August 27, 2008