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, Nec10,795
516900Chemicals and allied products, nec3,274
51690000Chemicals and allied products, nec3,274
516901Alkalines and chlorine189
51690100Alkalines and chlorine103
51690101Alkalines60
51690102Caustic soda8
51690103Chlorine18
516902Industrial gases1,058
51690200Industrial gases253
51690201Acetylene7
51690202Aerosols16
51690203Carbon dioxide46
51690204Compressed gas62
51690205Dry ice138
51690206Gases, compressed and liquefied145
51690207Industrial gases63
51690208Oxygen328
516903Detergents and soaps, except specialty cleaning335
51690300Detergents and soaps, except specialty cleaning191
51690301Detergents118
51690302Laundry soap chips and powder26
516904Specialty cleaning and sanitation preparations482
51690400Specialty cleaning and sanitation preparations403
51690401Ammonia31
51690402Sanitation preparations48
516905Adhesives and sealants355
51690500Adhesives and sealants112
51690501Adhesives, chemical59
51690502Glue68
51690503Sealants79
51690504Waxes, except petroleum37
516906Aromatic chemicals461
51690600Aromatic chemicals45
51690601Essential oils416
516907Chemical additives308
51690700Chemical additives177
51690701Concrete additives56
51690702Oil additives75
516908Synthetic resins, rubber, and plastic materials237
51690800Synthetic resins, rubber, and plastic materials111
51690801Polyurethane products58
51690802Resins, synthetic rubber17
51690803Rosin32
51690804Synthetic rubber19
516909Food additives and preservatives137
51690900Food additives and preservatives124
51690901Gelatin13
516910Noncorrosive products and materials135
51691000Noncorrosive products and materials17
51691001Anti-corrosion products33
51691002Coal tar products, primary and intermediate2
51691003Dyestuffs57
51691004Gum and wood chemicals8
51691005Rustproofing chemicals12
51691006Turpentine6
516911Industrial salts and polishes138
51691100Industrial salts and polishes10
51691101Calcium chloride21
51691102Metal cyanides, polishes, salts0
51691103Metal polishes18
51691104Metal salts4
51691105Polishes, nec19
51691106Salts, industrial66
516912Alcohols and anti-freeze compounds534
51691200Alcohols and anti-freeze compounds2
51691201Alcohols518
51691202Anti-freeze compounds14
516999Chemicals and allied products, nec, nec3,152
51699901Acids60
51699902Carbon black8
51699903Chemical bulk station and terminal20
51699904Chemicals, industrial and heavy418
51699905Drilling mud58
51699906Explosives142
51699907Industrial chemicals2,077
51699908Manmade fibers17
51699909Naval stores7
51699910Organic chemicals, synthetic169
51699911Silicon lubricants57
51699912Surface active agents14
51699913Swimming pool and spa chemicals77
51699914Air, water or soil test kits28