Chemical and Mining Company of Chile Inc. produces and distributes specialty plant nutrients, iodine and its derivatives, lithium and its derivatives, industrial chemicals, potassium, and other products and services. The company provides specialty plant nutrients, including potassium nitrate, sodium nitrate, sodium potassium nitrate, and specialty blends for crops, such as vegetables, fruits, and flowers; Ultrasol for fertigation; Qrop for open field application; Speedfol for foliar application; and Allganic for organic farming. It offers iodine and iodine derivatives for use in a range of medical, pharmaceutical, agricultural, and industrial applications, including X-ray contrast media, polarizing films for LCD, antiseptics, biocides and disinfectants, in the synthesis of pharmaceuticals, herbicides, electronics, pigments, and dye components. In addition, the company provides lithium carbonates for various applications comprising electrochemical materials for batteries, frits for the ceramic and enamel industries, heat-resistant glass, air conditioning chemicals, continuous casting powder for steel extrusion, primary aluminum smelting process, pharmaceuticals, and lithium derivatives. Further, it supplies lithium hydroxide, which is used as a raw material in the lubricating grease and battery industries; and produces potassium chloride, a commodity fertilizer, as well as potassium sulfate, a specialty fertilizer. Additionally, the company offers industrial chemicals, such as sodium nitrate, potassium nitrate, boric acid, potassium chloride, and solar salts; and sells other fertilizers and blends. It sells its products through sales offices and a network of distributors worldwide. Chemical and Mining Company of Chile Inc. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Santiago, Chile.