Industry: 2842—Specialty Cleaning, Polishing, and Sanitation Preparations
Establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing furniture, metal, and other polishes; waxes and dressings for fabricated leather and other materials; household, institutional, and industrial plant disinfectants; nonpersonal deodorants; drycleaning preparations; household bleaches; and other sanitation preparations. Establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing industrial bleaches are classified in Industry 2819, and those manufacturing household pesticidal preparations are classified in Industry 2879.

Ammonia, householdHousehold bleaches, dry or liquid
Aqua ammonia, householdIndustrial plant disinfectants and odorants
Beeswax, processing ofInk eradicators
Belt dressingInk, burnishing
BlackingsLeather dressings and finishes
Burnishing inkLye, household
Chlorine bleaching compounds, household: liquid or dryPaint and wallpaper cleaners
Cleaning and polishing preparationsPolishes: furniture, automobile, metal, shoe, and stove
Cloths, dusting and polishing: chemically treatedRe-refining drycleaning fluid
Degreasing solventRug, upholstery, and drycleaning detergents and spotters
Deodorants, nonpersonalRust removers
Disinfectants, household and industrial plantSaddle soap
Drain pipe solvents and cleanersSanitation preparations
Dressings for fabricated leather and other materialsShoe cleaners and polishes
Drycleaning preparationsSodium hypochlorite (household bleach)
Dust mats, gelatinStain removers
Dusting cloths, chemically treatedStarch preparations, laundry
Dye removing cream, petroleum baseStarches, plastics
Fabric softenersSweeping compounds, oil and water absorbent, clay or sawdust
Floor wax emulsionWallpaper cleaners
Floor waxesWax removers
Furniture polish and waxWaxes for wood, fabricated leather, and other materials
Glass window cleaning preparationsWindow cleaning preparations
Harness dressing
Codes Titles Number of US Businesses
2842Polishes and Sanitation Goods1,884
284200Polishes and sanitation goods386
28420000Polishes and sanitation goods386
284201Specialty cleaning827
28420100Specialty cleaning334
28420101Ammonia, household9
28420102Cleaning or polishing preparations, nec274
28420103Degreasing solvent24
28420104Drain pipe solvents or cleaners43
28420106Paint and wallpaper cleaners7
28420107Rust removers18
28420108Stain removers15
28420109Sweeping compounds, oil or water absorbent, clay or sawdust43
28420110Wax removers12
28420111Window cleaning preparations48
284202Polishing preparations and related products271
28420200Polishing preparations and related products27
28420201Automobile polish112
28420202Beeswax, processing of19
28420203Dusting cloths, chemically treated8
28420204Floor waxes20
28420205Furniture polish or wax5
28420206Leather dressings and finishes9
28420207Metal polish45
28420208Shoe polish or cleaner8
28420209Waxes for wood, leather, and other materials18
284203Drycleaning preparations68
28420300Drycleaning preparations47
28420301Rug, upholstery, or dry cleaning detergents or spotters21
284204Sanitation preparations, disinfectants and deodorants234
28420400Sanitation preparations, disinfectants and deodorants81
28420401Deodorants, nonpersonal34
28420402Disinfectants, household or industrial plant43
28420403Industrial plant disinfectants or deodorants13
28420404Sanitation preparations63
284205Laundry cleaning preparations80
28420500Laundry cleaning preparations77
28420501Fabric softeners1
28420502Starch preparations, laundry2
284299Polishes and sanitation goods, nec18
28429901Bleaches, household: dry or liquid18