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, Nec10,830
516900Chemicals and allied products, nec3,333
51690000Chemicals and allied products, nec3,333
516901Alkalines and chlorine186
51690100Alkalines and chlorine99
51690101Alkalines61
51690102Caustic soda8
51690103Chlorine18
516902Industrial gases1,067
51690200Industrial gases250
51690201Acetylene7
51690202Aerosols16
51690203Carbon dioxide48
51690204Compressed gas64
51690205Dry ice140
51690206Gases, compressed and liquefied146
51690207Industrial gases65
51690208Oxygen331
516903Detergents and soaps, except specialty cleaning337
51690300Detergents and soaps, except specialty cleaning195
51690301Detergents117
51690302Laundry soap chips and powder25
516904Specialty cleaning and sanitation preparations484
51690400Specialty cleaning and sanitation preparations406
51690401Ammonia32
51690402Sanitation preparations46
516905Adhesives and sealants359
51690500Adhesives and sealants113
51690501Adhesives, chemical60
51690502Glue68
51690503Sealants81
51690504Waxes, except petroleum37
516906Aromatic chemicals522
51690600Aromatic chemicals46
51690601Essential oils476
516907Chemical additives320
51690700Chemical additives182
51690701Concrete additives62
51690702Oil additives76
516908Synthetic resins, rubber, and plastic materials239
51690800Synthetic resins, rubber, and plastic materials110
51690801Polyurethane products62
51690802Resins, synthetic rubber17
51690803Rosin30
51690804Synthetic rubber20
516909Food additives and preservatives145
51690900Food additives and preservatives128
51690901Gelatin17
516910Noncorrosive products and materials139
51691000Noncorrosive products and materials19
51691001Anti-corrosion products33
51691002Coal tar products, primary and intermediate2
51691003Dyestuffs58
51691004Gum and wood chemicals8
51691005Rustproofing chemicals13
51691006Turpentine6
516911Industrial salts and polishes139
51691100Industrial salts and polishes11
51691101Calcium chloride20
51691102Metal cyanides, polishes, salts0
51691103Metal polishes17
51691104Metal salts4
51691105Polishes, nec19
51691106Salts, industrial68
516912Alcohols and anti-freeze compounds553
51691200Alcohols and anti-freeze compounds2
51691201Alcohols537
51691202Anti-freeze compounds14
516999Chemicals and allied products, nec, nec3,007
51699901Acids64
51699902Carbon black9
51699903Chemical bulk station and terminal19
51699904Chemicals, industrial and heavy429
51699905Drilling mud59
51699906Explosives143
51699907Industrial chemicals1,912
51699908Manmade fibers17
51699909Naval stores7
51699910Organic chemicals, synthetic170
51699911Silicon lubricants60
51699912Surface active agents14
51699913Swimming pool and spa chemicals77
51699914Air, water or soil test kits27