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, Nec10,302
516900Chemicals and allied products, nec3,122
51690000Chemicals and allied products, nec3,122
516901Alkalines and chlorine182
51690100Alkalines and chlorine95
51690101Alkalines63
51690102Caustic soda6
51690103Chlorine18
516902Industrial gases1,009
51690200Industrial gases240
51690201Acetylene5
51690202Aerosols17
51690203Carbon dioxide42
51690204Compressed gas64
51690205Dry ice134
51690206Gases, compressed and liquefied139
51690207Industrial gases53
51690208Oxygen315
516903Detergents and soaps, except specialty cleaning322
51690300Detergents and soaps, except specialty cleaning188
51690301Detergents111
51690302Laundry soap chips and powder23
516904Specialty cleaning and sanitation preparations470
51690400Specialty cleaning and sanitation preparations390
51690401Ammonia34
51690402Sanitation preparations46
516905Adhesives and sealants341
51690500Adhesives and sealants111
51690501Adhesives, chemical55
51690502Glue65
51690503Sealants74
51690504Waxes, except petroleum36
516906Aromatic chemicals516
51690600Aromatic chemicals44
51690601Essential oils472
516907Chemical additives297
51690700Chemical additives161
51690701Concrete additives60
51690702Oil additives76
516908Synthetic resins, rubber, and plastic materials227
51690800Synthetic resins, rubber, and plastic materials100
51690801Polyurethane products61
51690802Resins, synthetic rubber16
51690803Rosin32
51690804Synthetic rubber18
516909Food additives and preservatives134
51690900Food additives and preservatives117
51690901Gelatin17
516910Noncorrosive products and materials137
51691000Noncorrosive products and materials18
51691001Anti-corrosion products35
51691002Coal tar products, primary and intermediate2
51691003Dyestuffs59
51691004Gum and wood chemicals8
51691005Rustproofing chemicals11
51691006Turpentine4
516911Industrial salts and polishes130
51691100Industrial salts and polishes9
51691101Calcium chloride20
51691102Metal cyanides, polishes, salts0
51691103Metal polishes17
51691104Metal salts5
51691105Polishes, nec20
51691106Salts, industrial59
516912Alcohols and anti-freeze compounds571
51691200Alcohols and anti-freeze compounds4
51691201Alcohols555
51691202Anti-freeze compounds12
516999Chemicals and allied products, nec, nec2,844
51699901Acids59
51699902Carbon black8
51699903Chemical bulk station and terminal16
51699904Chemicals, industrial and heavy415
51699905Drilling mud52
51699906Explosives131
51699907Industrial chemicals1,823
51699908Manmade fibers15
51699909Naval stores7
51699910Organic chemicals, synthetic155
51699911Silicon lubricants56
51699912Surface active agents17
51699913Swimming pool and spa chemicals67
51699914Air, water or soil test kits23