SIC Industry Description

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 Total Marketable US Businesses
5169Chemicals and Allied Products, Nec10,958
516900Chemicals and allied products, nec3,394
51690000Chemicals and allied products, nec3,394
516901Alkalines and chlorine182
51690100Alkalines and chlorine100
51690101Alkalines57
51690102Caustic soda8
51690103Chlorine17
516902Industrial gases1,053
51690200Industrial gases248
51690201Acetylene7
51690202Aerosols16
51690203Carbon dioxide49
51690204Compressed gas64
51690205Dry ice137
51690206Gases, compressed and liquefied145
51690207Industrial gases64
51690208Oxygen323
516903Detergents and soaps, except specialty cleaning345
51690300Detergents and soaps, except specialty cleaning207
51690301Detergents112
51690302Laundry soap chips and powder26
516904Specialty cleaning and sanitation preparations497
51690400Specialty cleaning and sanitation preparations402
51690401Ammonia30
51690402Sanitation preparations65
516905Adhesives and sealants343
51690500Adhesives and sealants105
51690501Adhesives, chemical60
51690502Glue70
51690503Sealants76
51690504Waxes, except petroleum32
516906Aromatic chemicals476
51690600Aromatic chemicals45
51690601Essential oils431
516907Chemical additives293
51690700Chemical additives164
51690701Concrete additives59
51690702Oil additives70
516908Synthetic resins, rubber, and plastic materials227
51690800Synthetic resins, rubber, and plastic materials106
51690801Polyurethane products58
51690802Resins, synthetic rubber17
51690803Rosin26
51690804Synthetic rubber20
516909Food additives and preservatives132
51690900Food additives and preservatives118
51690901Gelatin14
516910Noncorrosive products and materials129
51691000Noncorrosive products and materials17
51691001Anti-corrosion products32
51691002Coal tar products, primary and intermediate2
51691003Dyestuffs54
51691004Gum and wood chemicals8
51691005Rustproofing chemicals10
51691006Turpentine6
516911Industrial salts and polishes137
51691100Industrial salts and polishes10
51691101Calcium chloride19
51691102Metal cyanides, polishes, salts0
51691103Metal polishes18
51691104Metal salts4
51691105Polishes, nec19
51691106Salts, industrial67
516912Alcohols and anti-freeze compounds511
51691200Alcohols and anti-freeze compounds3
51691201Alcohols495
51691202Anti-freeze compounds13
516999Chemicals and allied products, nec, nec3,239
51699901Acids63
51699902Carbon black9
51699903Chemical bulk station and terminal20
51699904Chemicals, industrial and heavy392
51699905Drilling mud47
51699906Explosives137
51699907Industrial chemicals2,221
51699908Manmade fibers16
51699909Naval stores7
51699910Organic chemicals, synthetic156
51699911Silicon lubricants54
51699912Surface active agents13
51699913Swimming pool and spa chemicals78
51699914Air, water or soil test kits26