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, Nec11,053
516900Chemicals and allied products, nec3,521
51690000Chemicals and allied products, nec3,521
516901Alkalines and chlorine186
51690100Alkalines and chlorine106
51690101Alkalines56
51690102Caustic soda8
51690103Chlorine16
516902Industrial gases991
51690200Industrial gases222
51690201Acetylene7
51690202Aerosols16
51690203Carbon dioxide51
51690204Compressed gas63
51690205Dry ice139
51690206Gases, compressed and liquefied115
51690207Industrial gases64
51690208Oxygen314
516903Detergents and soaps, except specialty cleaning334
51690300Detergents and soaps, except specialty cleaning202
51690301Detergents108
51690302Laundry soap chips and powder24
516904Specialty cleaning and sanitation preparations499
51690400Specialty cleaning and sanitation preparations401
51690401Ammonia28
51690402Sanitation preparations70
516905Adhesives and sealants334
51690500Adhesives and sealants105
51690501Adhesives, chemical58
51690502Glue68
51690503Sealants74
51690504Waxes, except petroleum29
516906Aromatic chemicals482
51690600Aromatic chemicals46
51690601Essential oils436
516907Chemical additives280
51690700Chemical additives154
51690701Concrete additives57
51690702Oil additives69
516908Synthetic resins, rubber, and plastic materials223
51690800Synthetic resins, rubber, and plastic materials104
51690801Polyurethane products56
51690802Resins, synthetic rubber16
51690803Rosin27
51690804Synthetic rubber20
516909Food additives and preservatives134
51690900Food additives and preservatives120
51690901Gelatin14
516910Noncorrosive products and materials123
51691000Noncorrosive products and materials16
51691001Anti-corrosion products31
51691002Coal tar products, primary and intermediate2
51691003Dyestuffs51
51691004Gum and wood chemicals8
51691005Rustproofing chemicals11
51691006Turpentine4
516911Industrial salts and polishes136
51691100Industrial salts and polishes10
51691101Calcium chloride19
51691102Metal cyanides, polishes, salts0
51691103Metal polishes17
51691104Metal salts5
51691105Polishes, nec17
51691106Salts, industrial68
516912Alcohols and anti-freeze compounds496
51691200Alcohols and anti-freeze compounds2
51691201Alcohols481
51691202Anti-freeze compounds13
516999Chemicals and allied products, nec, nec3,314
51699901Acids67
51699902Carbon black8
51699903Chemical bulk station and terminal20
51699904Chemicals, industrial and heavy366
51699905Drilling mud45
51699906Explosives134
51699907Industrial chemicals2,331
51699908Manmade fibers16
51699909Naval stores7
51699910Organic chemicals, synthetic153
51699911Silicon lubricants53
51699912Surface active agents13
51699913Swimming pool and spa chemicals77
51699914Air, water or soil test kits24