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 TitlesTotal Marketable US Businesses
5169Chemicals and Allied Products, Nec11,117
516900Chemicals and allied products, nec3,564
51690000Chemicals and allied products, nec3,564
516901Alkalines and chlorine181
51690100Alkalines and chlorine103
51690101Alkalines53
51690102Caustic soda8
51690103Chlorine17
516902Industrial gases964
51690200Industrial gases210
51690201Acetylene4
51690202Aerosols15
51690203Carbon dioxide54
51690204Compressed gas63
51690205Dry ice131
51690206Gases, compressed and liquefied115
51690207Industrial gases65
51690208Oxygen307
516903Detergents and soaps, except specialty cleaning346
51690300Detergents and soaps, except specialty cleaning209
51690301Detergents107
51690302Laundry soap chips and powder30
516904Specialty cleaning and sanitation preparations510
51690400Specialty cleaning and sanitation preparations411
51690401Ammonia28
51690402Sanitation preparations71
516905Adhesives and sealants324
51690500Adhesives and sealants107
51690501Adhesives, chemical56
51690502Glue57
51690503Sealants73
51690504Waxes, except petroleum31
516906Aromatic chemicals494
51690600Aromatic chemicals47
51690601Essential oils447
516907Chemical additives262
51690700Chemical additives147
51690701Concrete additives52
51690702Oil additives63
516908Synthetic resins, rubber, and plastic materials225
51690800Synthetic resins, rubber, and plastic materials104
51690801Polyurethane products58
51690802Resins, synthetic rubber16
51690803Rosin26
51690804Synthetic rubber21
516909Food additives and preservatives146
51690900Food additives and preservatives131
51690901Gelatin15
516910Noncorrosive products and materials118
51691000Noncorrosive products and materials17
51691001Anti-corrosion products29
51691002Coal tar products, primary and intermediate3
51691003Dyestuffs48
51691004Gum and wood chemicals7
51691005Rustproofing chemicals10
51691006Turpentine4
516911Industrial salts and polishes142
51691100Industrial salts and polishes10
51691101Calcium chloride19
51691102Metal cyanides, polishes, salts0
51691103Metal polishes17
51691104Metal salts5
51691105Polishes, nec19
51691106Salts, industrial72
516912Alcohols and anti-freeze compounds478
51691200Alcohols and anti-freeze compounds3
51691201Alcohols463
51691202Anti-freeze compounds12
516999Chemicals and allied products, nec, nec3,363
51699901Acids66
51699902Carbon black7
51699903Chemical bulk station and terminal22
51699904Chemicals, industrial and heavy352
51699905Drilling mud44
51699906Explosives132
51699907Industrial chemicals2,390
51699908Manmade fibers15
51699909Naval stores6
51699910Organic chemicals, synthetic166
51699911Silicon lubricants50
51699912Surface active agents12
51699913Swimming pool and spa chemicals80
51699914Air, water or soil test kits21