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, Nec10,860
516900Chemicals and allied products, nec3,399
51690000Chemicals and allied products, nec3,399
516901Alkalines and chlorine189
51690100Alkalines and chlorine107
51690101Alkalines57
51690102Caustic soda8
51690103Chlorine17
516902Industrial gases962
51690200Industrial gases208
51690201Acetylene5
51690202Aerosols14
51690203Carbon dioxide52
51690204Compressed gas66
51690205Dry ice134
51690206Gases, compressed and liquefied114
51690207Industrial gases62
51690208Oxygen307
516903Detergents and soaps, except specialty cleaning343
51690300Detergents and soaps, except specialty cleaning206
51690301Detergents109
51690302Laundry soap chips and powder28
516904Specialty cleaning and sanitation preparations501
51690400Specialty cleaning and sanitation preparations402
51690401Ammonia29
51690402Sanitation preparations70
516905Adhesives and sealants325
51690500Adhesives and sealants106
51690501Adhesives, chemical55
51690502Glue59
51690503Sealants74
51690504Waxes, except petroleum31
516906Aromatic chemicals481
51690600Aromatic chemicals47
51690601Essential oils434
516907Chemical additives266
51690700Chemical additives150
51690701Concrete additives54
51690702Oil additives62
516908Synthetic resins, rubber, and plastic materials220
51690800Synthetic resins, rubber, and plastic materials103
51690801Polyurethane products56
51690802Resins, synthetic rubber16
51690803Rosin25
51690804Synthetic rubber20
516909Food additives and preservatives141
51690900Food additives and preservatives125
51690901Gelatin16
516910Noncorrosive products and materials113
51691000Noncorrosive products and materials16
51691001Anti-corrosion products27
51691002Coal tar products, primary and intermediate3
51691003Dyestuffs47
51691004Gum and wood chemicals7
51691005Rustproofing chemicals10
51691006Turpentine3
516911Industrial salts and polishes141
51691100Industrial salts and polishes10
51691101Calcium chloride19
51691102Metal cyanides, polishes, salts0
51691103Metal polishes18
51691104Metal salts5
51691105Polishes, nec19
51691106Salts, industrial70
516912Alcohols and anti-freeze compounds481
51691200Alcohols and anti-freeze compounds2
51691201Alcohols468
51691202Anti-freeze compounds11
516999Chemicals and allied products, nec, nec3,298
51699901Acids69
51699902Carbon black7
51699903Chemical bulk station and terminal21
51699904Chemicals, industrial and heavy352
51699905Drilling mud46
51699906Explosives129
51699907Industrial chemicals2,331
51699908Manmade fibers15
51699909Naval stores6
51699910Organic chemicals, synthetic160
51699911Silicon lubricants50
51699912Surface active agents12
51699913Swimming pool and spa chemicals79
51699914Air, water or soil test kits21