Industry: 5169—Chemicals and Allied Products, Not Elsewhere Classified
Establishments primarily engaged in the wholesale distribution of chemicals and allied products, not elsewhere classified, such as acids, industrial and heavy chemicals, dyestuffs, industrial salts, rosin, and turpentine. Establishments primarily engaged in the wholesale distribution of ammunition are classified in Industry Group 509; those distributing agricultural chemicals and pesticides are classified in Industry 5191; those distributing drugs are classified in Industry 5122; and those distributing pigments, paints, and varnishes are classified in Industry 5198.

Acids—wholesaleGlue—wholesale
Alcohol, industrial—wholesaleGum and wood chemicals—wholesale
Alkalies—wholesaleIndustrial gases—wholesale
Ammonia, except for fertilizer—wholesaleLaundry soap, chips, and powder—wholesale
Aromatic chemicals—wholesaleManmade fibers—wholesale
Carbon black—wholesaleMetal cyanides—wholesale
Caustic soda—wholesaleMetal polishes—wholesale
Chemical bulk stations and terminals—wholesaleMetal salts—wholesale
Chemicals, industrial and heavy—wholesaleNaval stores—wholesale
Chlorine—wholesaleOil additives—wholesale
Coal tar products, primary and intermediate—wholesaleOil drilling muds—wholesale
Concrete additives—wholesaleOrganic chemicals, synthetic—wholesale
Cyclic crudes and intermediates—wholesalePolishes: furniture, automobile, metal, shoe, etc.—wholesale
Detergents—wholesaleResins, synthetic rubber—wholesale
Drilling mud—wholesaleRosin—wholesale
Dry ice—wholesaleRust-proofing chemicals—wholesale
Dyestuffs—wholesaleSalts, industrial—wholesale
Essential oils—wholesaleSanitation preparations—wholesale
Explosives, all kinds except ammunition and fireworks—wholesaleSealants—wholesale
Food additives, chemical—wholesaleSurface active agents—wholesale
Fuel additives—wholesaleSynthetic rubber—wholesale
Gases, compressed and liquefied: except liquefied petroleumTurpentine—wholesale
Gelatin—wholesaleWaxes, except petroleum—wholesale
Codes Titles Number of US Businesses
5169Chemicals and Allied Products, Nec10,016
516900Chemicals and allied products, nec3,617
51690000Chemicals and allied products, nec3,617
516901Alkalines and chlorine134
51690100Alkalines and chlorine63
51690101Alkalines43
51690102Caustic soda9
51690103Chlorine19
516902Industrial gases1,137
51690200Industrial gases311
51690201Acetylene6
51690202Aerosols13
51690203Carbon dioxide49
51690204Compressed gas71
51690205Dry ice130
51690206Gases, compressed and liquefied159
51690207Industrial gases74
51690208Oxygen324
516903Detergents and soaps, except specialty cleaning316
51690300Detergents and soaps, except specialty cleaning188
51690301Detergents104
51690302Laundry soap chips and powder24
516904Specialty cleaning and sanitation preparations524
51690400Specialty cleaning and sanitation preparations444
51690401Ammonia28
51690402Sanitation preparations52
516905Adhesives and sealants357
51690500Adhesives and sealants124
51690501Adhesives, chemical59
51690502Glue60
51690503Sealants80
51690504Waxes, except petroleum34
516906Aromatic chemicals377
51690600Aromatic chemicals47
51690601Essential oils330
516907Chemical additives310
51690700Chemical additives169
51690701Concrete additives61
51690702Oil additives80
516908Synthetic resins, rubber, and plastic materials223
51690800Synthetic resins, rubber, and plastic materials101
51690801Polyurethane products65
51690802Resins, synthetic rubber14
51690803Rosin24
51690804Synthetic rubber19
516909Food additives and preservatives134
51690900Food additives and preservatives117
51690901Gelatin17
516910Noncorrosive products and materials137
51691000Noncorrosive products and materials17
51691001Anti-corrosion products33
51691002Coal tar products, primary and intermediate2
51691003Dyestuffs60
51691004Gum and wood chemicals8
51691005Rustproofing chemicals13
51691006Turpentine4
516911Industrial salts and polishes134
51691100Industrial salts and polishes9
51691101Calcium chloride21
51691102Metal cyanides, polishes, salts0
51691103Metal polishes19
51691104Metal salts6
51691105Polishes, nec21
51691106Salts, industrial58
516912Alcohols and anti-freeze compounds538
51691200Alcohols and anti-freeze compounds4
51691201Alcohols521
51691202Anti-freeze compounds13
516999Chemicals and allied products, nec, nec2,078
51699901Acids68
51699902Carbon black9
51699903Chemical bulk station and terminal16
51699904Chemicals, industrial and heavy396
51699905Drilling mud60
51699906Explosives142
51699907Industrial chemicals1,036
51699908Manmade fibers12
51699909Naval stores5
51699910Organic chemicals, synthetic153
51699911Silicon lubricants63
51699912Surface active agents16
51699913Swimming pool and spa chemicals77
51699914Air, water or soil test kits25