SIC Industry Description

Industry: 2841—Soap and Other Detergents, Except Specialty Cleaners
Establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing soap, synthetic organic detergents, inorganic alkaline detergents, or any combination thereof, and establishments producing crude and refined glycerin from vegetable and animal fats and oils. Establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing shampoos or shaving products, whether from soap or synthetic detergents, are classified in Industry 2844; and those manufacturing synthetic glycerin are classified in Industry 2869.

Detergents, synthetic organic and inorganic alkalinePresoaks
Dishwashing compoundsScouring compounds
Dye removing cream, soap baseSoap: granulated, liquid, cake, flaked, and chip
Glycerin, crude and refined: from fats except syntheticTextile soap
Mechanics' pasteWashing compounds
Codes TitlesTotal Marketable US Businesses
2841Soap and Other Detergents1,539
284100Soap and other detergents1,049
28410000Soap and other detergents1,049
284199Soap and other detergents, nec490
28419901Detergents, synthetic organic or inorganic alkaline131
28419902Dishwashing compounds7
28419903Glycerin, crude or refined: from fats5
28419904Scouring compounds5
28419905Soap: granulated, liquid, cake, flaked, or chip240
28419906Textile soap102