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, Nec11,059
516900Chemicals and allied products, nec3,400
51690000Chemicals and allied products, nec3,400
516901Alkalines and chlorine190
51690100Alkalines and chlorine104
51690101Alkalines60
51690102Caustic soda7
51690103Chlorine19
516902Industrial gases1,083
51690200Industrial gases255
51690201Acetylene7
51690202Aerosols17
51690203Carbon dioxide47
51690204Compressed gas69
51690205Dry ice139
51690206Gases, compressed and liquefied149
51690207Industrial gases65
51690208Oxygen335
516903Detergents and soaps, except specialty cleaning343
51690300Detergents and soaps, except specialty cleaning200
51690301Detergents119
51690302Laundry soap chips and powder24
516904Specialty cleaning and sanitation preparations497
51690400Specialty cleaning and sanitation preparations415
51690401Ammonia34
51690402Sanitation preparations48
516905Adhesives and sealants362
51690500Adhesives and sealants115
51690501Adhesives, chemical60
51690502Glue70
51690503Sealants80
51690504Waxes, except petroleum37
516906Aromatic chemicals532
51690600Aromatic chemicals48
51690601Essential oils484
516907Chemical additives326
51690700Chemical additives182
51690701Concrete additives65
51690702Oil additives79
516908Synthetic resins, rubber, and plastic materials243
51690800Synthetic resins, rubber, and plastic materials112
51690801Polyurethane products63
51690802Resins, synthetic rubber17
51690803Rosin30
51690804Synthetic rubber21
516909Food additives and preservatives149
51690900Food additives and preservatives132
51690901Gelatin17
516910Noncorrosive products and materials141
51691000Noncorrosive products and materials19
51691001Anti-corrosion products35
51691002Coal tar products, primary and intermediate2
51691003Dyestuffs59
51691004Gum and wood chemicals8
51691005Rustproofing chemicals13
51691006Turpentine5
516911Industrial salts and polishes143
51691100Industrial salts and polishes11
51691101Calcium chloride22
51691102Metal cyanides, polishes, salts0
51691103Metal polishes18
51691104Metal salts5
51691105Polishes, nec20
51691106Salts, industrial67
516912Alcohols and anti-freeze compounds576
51691200Alcohols and anti-freeze compounds3
51691201Alcohols558
51691202Anti-freeze compounds15
516999Chemicals and allied products, nec, nec3,074
51699901Acids66
51699902Carbon black9
51699903Chemical bulk station and terminal18
51699904Chemicals, industrial and heavy441
51699905Drilling mud59
51699906Explosives149
51699907Industrial chemicals1,956
51699908Manmade fibers16
51699909Naval stores7
51699910Organic chemicals, synthetic174
51699911Silicon lubricants61
51699912Surface active agents16
51699913Swimming pool and spa chemicals76
51699914Air, water or soil test kits26