SIC Industry Description

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 TitlesTotal Marketable US Businesses
2842Polishes and Sanitation Goods2,381
284200Polishes and sanitation goods580
28420000Polishes and sanitation goods580
284201Specialty cleaning889
28420100Specialty cleaning388
28420101Ammonia, household22
28420102Cleaning or polishing preparations, nec290
28420103Degreasing solvent21
28420104Drain pipe solvents or cleaners37
28420106Paint and wallpaper cleaners6
28420107Rust removers14
28420108Stain removers14
28420109Sweeping compounds, oil or water absorbent, clay or sawdust38
28420110Wax removers11
28420111Window cleaning preparations48
284202Polishing preparations and related products375
28420200Polishing preparations and related products23
28420201Automobile polish211
28420202Beeswax, processing of14
28420203Dusting cloths, chemically treated6
28420204Floor waxes23
28420205Furniture polish or wax6
28420206Leather dressings and finishes9
28420207Metal polish54
28420208Shoe polish or cleaner11
28420209Waxes for wood, leather, and other materials18
284203Drycleaning preparations51
28420300Drycleaning preparations35
28420301Rug, upholstery, or dry cleaning detergents or spotters16
284204Sanitation preparations, disinfectants and deodorants351
28420400Sanitation preparations, disinfectants and deodorants171
28420401Deodorants, nonpersonal29
28420402Disinfectants, household or industrial plant71
28420403Industrial plant disinfectants or deodorants13
28420404Sanitation preparations67
284205Laundry cleaning preparations117
28420500Laundry cleaning preparations113
28420501Fabric softeners1
28420502Starch preparations, laundry3
284299Polishes and sanitation goods, nec18
28429901Bleaches, household: dry or liquid18