|Functions||No. of products||Quantity (tonnes)|
|Paints and varnishes, all types||10,958||457,000|
|Cleaners, all types||8,064||259,000|
|Lubricants, all types||6,614||340,000|
|Pigment and colouring agents, all types||4,338||65,000|
|Raw materials for plastic manufacturing||3,728||3,530,000|
|Surface active agents||3,397||150,000|
|Raw material for rubber manufacturing||3,343||131,000|
|Binders for paint, adhesives (sundry)||3,185||990,000|
|Adhesives, all types||3,114||150,000|
Source: Products Register, Swedish Chemicals Agency, 2011.
Some product types exist with many trademarks for different applications: special lubricants, paints, cleaners, fillers and adhesives. The remaining products listed above are chemical products constituting raw materials for industry. This kind of end products are to a great extent manufactured within the country and comprise both domestic and industrial products.
During 2011 there were about 87,000 chemical products in Sweden.