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, Nec10,906
516900Chemicals and allied products, nec3,432
51690000Chemicals and allied products, nec3,432
516901Alkalines and chlorine188
51690100Alkalines and chlorine107
51690101Alkalines57
51690102Caustic soda8
51690103Chlorine16
516902Industrial gases973
51690200Industrial gases214
51690201Acetylene5
51690202Aerosols16
51690203Carbon dioxide51
51690204Compressed gas65
51690205Dry ice135
51690206Gases, compressed and liquefied116
51690207Industrial gases63
51690208Oxygen308
516903Detergents and soaps, except specialty cleaning338
51690300Detergents and soaps, except specialty cleaning205
51690301Detergents108
51690302Laundry soap chips and powder25
516904Specialty cleaning and sanitation preparations498
51690400Specialty cleaning and sanitation preparations400
51690401Ammonia28
51690402Sanitation preparations70
516905Adhesives and sealants321
51690500Adhesives and sealants102
51690501Adhesives, chemical56
51690502Glue60
51690503Sealants73
51690504Waxes, except petroleum30
516906Aromatic chemicals477
51690600Aromatic chemicals47
51690601Essential oils430
516907Chemical additives272
51690700Chemical additives152
51690701Concrete additives54
51690702Oil additives66
516908Synthetic resins, rubber, and plastic materials217
51690800Synthetic resins, rubber, and plastic materials101
51690801Polyurethane products53
51690802Resins, synthetic rubber16
51690803Rosin27
51690804Synthetic rubber20
516909Food additives and preservatives140
51690900Food additives and preservatives124
51690901Gelatin16
516910Noncorrosive products and materials119
51691000Noncorrosive products and materials16
51691001Anti-corrosion products29
51691002Coal tar products, primary and intermediate3
51691003Dyestuffs48
51691004Gum and wood chemicals8
51691005Rustproofing chemicals11
51691006Turpentine4
516911Industrial salts and polishes139
51691100Industrial salts and polishes10
51691101Calcium chloride19
51691102Metal cyanides, polishes, salts0
51691103Metal polishes18
51691104Metal salts5
51691105Polishes, nec17
51691106Salts, industrial70
516912Alcohols and anti-freeze compounds488
51691200Alcohols and anti-freeze compounds2
51691201Alcohols474
51691202Anti-freeze compounds12
516999Chemicals and allied products, nec, nec3,304
51699901Acids68
51699902Carbon black8
51699903Chemical bulk station and terminal20
51699904Chemicals, industrial and heavy354
51699905Drilling mud44
51699906Explosives132
51699907Industrial chemicals2,337
51699908Manmade fibers15
51699909Naval stores6
51699910Organic chemicals, synthetic159
51699911Silicon lubricants52
51699912Surface active agents11
51699913Swimming pool and spa chemicals77
51699914Air, water or soil test kits21