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 Number of US Businesses
5169Chemicals and Allied Products, Nec9,883
516900Chemicals and allied products, nec3,471
51690000Chemicals and allied products, nec3,471
516901Alkalines and chlorine131
51690100Alkalines and chlorine63
51690101Alkalines39
51690102Caustic soda10
51690103Chlorine19
516902Industrial gases1,155
51690200Industrial gases321
51690201Acetylene7
51690202Aerosols13
51690203Carbon dioxide53
51690204Compressed gas75
51690205Dry ice128
51690206Gases, compressed and liquefied163
51690207Industrial gases77
51690208Oxygen318
516903Detergents and soaps, except specialty cleaning320
51690300Detergents and soaps, except specialty cleaning194
51690301Detergents103
51690302Laundry soap chips and powder23
516904Specialty cleaning and sanitation preparations524
51690400Specialty cleaning and sanitation preparations443
51690401Ammonia28
51690402Sanitation preparations53
516905Adhesives and sealants357
51690500Adhesives and sealants122
51690501Adhesives, chemical61
51690502Glue56
51690503Sealants84
51690504Waxes, except petroleum34
516906Aromatic chemicals329
51690600Aromatic chemicals46
51690601Essential oils283
516907Chemical additives309
51690700Chemical additives168
51690701Concrete additives59
51690702Oil additives82
516908Synthetic resins, rubber, and plastic materials225
51690800Synthetic resins, rubber, and plastic materials102
51690801Polyurethane products66
51690802Resins, synthetic rubber15
51690803Rosin22
51690804Synthetic rubber20
516909Food additives and preservatives130
51690900Food additives and preservatives115
51690901Gelatin15
516910Noncorrosive products and materials142
51691000Noncorrosive products and materials16
51691001Anti-corrosion products35
51691002Coal tar products, primary and intermediate2
51691003Dyestuffs61
51691004Gum and wood chemicals8
51691005Rustproofing chemicals15
51691006Turpentine5
516911Industrial salts and polishes139
51691100Industrial salts and polishes9
51691101Calcium chloride20
51691102Metal cyanides, polishes, salts0
51691103Metal polishes20
51691104Metal salts8
51691105Polishes, nec22
51691106Salts, industrial60
516912Alcohols and anti-freeze compounds546
51691200Alcohols and anti-freeze compounds4
51691201Alcohols528
51691202Anti-freeze compounds14
516999Chemicals and allied products, nec, nec2,105
51699901Acids68
51699902Carbon black11
51699903Chemical bulk station and terminal17
51699904Chemicals, industrial and heavy412
51699905Drilling mud64
51699906Explosives149
51699907Industrial chemicals1,029
51699908Manmade fibers11
51699909Naval stores6
51699910Organic chemicals, synthetic154
51699911Silicon lubricants62
51699912Surface active agents17
51699913Swimming pool and spa chemicals78
51699914Air, water or soil test kits27