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9 Shocking Things Made From Oil (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post     First Posted: 05/11/10 09:31 AM ET   Updated: 05/25/11 05:25 PM ET

Oil isn't just what fuels your car-- it's all over, pervading every part of your life. When it comes to products, you'd probably be more hard-pressed to find something that doesn't contain oil than something that does. We've compiled some of the most surprising, commonly-used products that contain petroleum. Take a look, and vote for the most shocking.

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All plastics are made from petrochemicals, unless they are are made from sources of biomass. Petrochemicals are chemicals that, you guessed it, are derived from petroleum.
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