IHARA CHEMICAL INDUSTRY CO., LTD. is a Japan-based company mainly engaged in the agricultural chemicals and chemical products businesses. The Company operates through three business segments. The Agricultural Chemical segment is engaged in the manufacture and sale of conformation for chemical herbicides and bactericides, agricultural chemical raw materials, the research and development business, as well as the manufacture and assessment of new molecular entities (NMEs). The Chemical Product segment is engaged in the manufacture and sale of toluene and xylene-based chemicals, fine chemicals and industrial chemicals. The Others segment engages in the manufacture and sale of bio products, pollution control chemicals and equipment. On December 19, 2011, the Company fully acquired a Tokyo-based consolidated subsidiary.