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Chemicals and allied products

This SIC major group includes establishments producing basic chemicals, and establishments manufacturing products by predominantly chemical processes. Establishments classified in this major group manufacture three general classes of products: (1) basic chemicals, such as acids, alkalies, salts, and organic chemicals; (2) chemical products to be used in further manufacture, such as synthetic fibers, plastic materials, dry colors, and pigments; and (3) finished chemical products to be used for ultimate consumption, such as drugs, cosmetics, and soaps; or to be used as materials or supplies in other industries, such as paints, fertilizers, and explosives. The mining of natural alkalies and other natural potassium, sodium, and boron compounds, of natural rock salt, and of other natural chemicals and fertilizers are classified in Mining, Industry Group 147.

Related Data Tables

For estimates relating to Chemicals and allied products please see the following tables

  • In the annual state personal income and employment category: SA05 SA06 SA07 SA25 SA27
  • In the county annual personal income and employment category: CA05 CA06