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    Dec 2019
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Units
Chemicals and allied products
Dec 2019 284.1 286.2 293.0 Index 1982=100
Industrial chemicals
Dec 2019 242.9 245.7 262.4 Index 1982=100
Basic inorganic chemicals
Dec 2019 276.1 277.2 279.0 Index 1982=100
Inorganic chemicals, other than alkalies and chlorine
Dec 2019 278.6 280.3 276.1 Index 1982=100
Aluminum compounds
Dec 2019 138.2 138.2 134.5 Index Jun 1995=100
Inorganic acids, inc hydrochloric, sulfuric acid and other
Dec 2019 96.0 102.8 110.6 Index Dec 2008=100
Sulfuric acid
Dec 2019 133.1 137.6 149.2 Index Jun 1987=100
Lime
Dec 2019 258.5 262.9 248.7 Index 1982=100
Potassium & sodium compounds, ex bleaches
Dec 2019 296.0 296.2 288.5 Index Jun 2001=100
Rock salt
Dec 2019 400.5 393.1 406.6 Index Dec 1984=100
Other inorganic chemicals, nec
Dec 2019 151.5 150.3 146.8 Index Dec 2006=100
Potassium salts & boron
. . . . Index Jun 2007=100
Alkalies and chlorine, including natural sodium carbonate and sulfate
Dec 2019 320.4 320.2 339.1 Index 1982=100
Natural sodium carbonate and sulfate
Dec 2019 195.2 187.8 195.9 Index 1982=100
Basic organic chemicals
Dec 2019 238.5 241.5 260.7 Index 1982=100
Primary basic organic chemicals
Dec 2019 210.0 205.7 248.4 Index 1982=100
Aromatics
Dec 2019 270.2 259.1 283.3 Index Jun 2001=100
Liquid refinery gases
Dec 2019 161.4 160.5 207.0 Index Jun 2001=100
Cyclic intermediate chemicals and dyes
Dec 2019 209.9 212.9 214.7 Index 1982=100
Cyclic intermediate chemicals
Dec 2019 191.3 192.2 201.3 Index Jun 2001=100
Synthetic organic dyes
Dec 2019 135.3 148.8 103.6 Index Jun 2001=100
Other basic organics
Dec 2019 229.2 236.1 240.8 Index 1982=100
Ethanol (ethyl alcohol)
Dec 2019 190.8 199.5 163.9 Index 1982=100
Other basic organics, nec
Dec 2019 235.3 241.4 258.1 Index Jun 1987=100
Fatty acids
Dec 2019 121.5 121.5 131.7 Index Dec 2007=100
Bulk pesticides and other bulk synthetic organic agricultural chemicals, excluding preparation
. . . . Index Dec 2007=100
Reagent and high-purity grades of organic chemicals refined from purchased technical grades
. . . . Index Dec 2008=100
Natural organic chemicals
Dec 2019 110.7 110.7 109.5 Index Dec 2008=100
Synthetic organic alcohols, mixed and unmixed
. . . . Index Dec 2007=100
Synthetic organic chemicals for use as flavor and perfume materials
Dec 2019 122.1 122.1 119.1 Index Dec 2007=100
Synthetic organic plasticizers
. . . . Index Dec 2007=100
Other synthetic organic chemicals
Dec 2019 78.2 80.9 86.9 Index Dec 2007=100
Miscellaneous end use chemicals and chemical products, excluding urea
Dec 2019 193.6 192.7 190.6 Index Dec 2007=100
Miscellaneous cyclic and acyclic chemicals and chemical products, excluding fatty acid esters
Dec 2019 91.0 97.9 119.6 Index Dec 2007=100
Paints and allied products
Dec 2019 296.2 296.2 286.5 Index 1982=100
Prepared paint
Dec 2019 301.2 301.2 293.2 Index 1982=100
Architectural coatings
Dec 2019 346.4 346.4 332.7 Index 1982=100
Architectural coatings
Dec 2019 190.0 190.0 182.5 Index Dec 2003=100
Exterior architectural coatings
Dec 2019 114.3 114.2 110.9 Index Dec 2012=100
Interior architectural coatings
Dec 2019 110.4 110.5 105.5 Index Dec 2012=100
OEM finishes excluding marine coatings
Dec 2019 200.7 200.7 198.7 Index Jun 1983=100
OEM finishes excluding marine coatings
Dec 2019 200.7 200.7 198.7 Index Jun 1983=100
Transportation finishes, except powdered and high-solids coatings
Dec 2019 110.1 110.1 107.9 Index Dec 2012=100
All other product finishes for original equipment manufacturers (OEM), excluding marine coating
Dec 2019 103.8 103.8 103.2 Index Dec 2012=100
Special purpose coatings, incl marine, industrial & construction coatings
Dec 2019 393.1 393.1 383.9 Index Jun 1983=100
Special purpose coatings, incl marine, industrial & construction coatings
Dec 2019 393.1 393.1 383.9 Index Jun 1983=100
Automotive, other transportation and machinery refinish paints and enamels, including primers
. . . . Index Dec 2012=100
Special purpose coatings, including all marine coatings and traffic marking paints
. . . . Index Dec 2012=100
Paint materials
Dec 2019 267.5 267.6 252.5 Index 1982=100
Paint colors
Dec 2019 221.0 221.1 207.6 Index 1982=100
Iron oxide pigments
Dec 2019 279.4 279.4 269.7 Index Jun 1983=100
Titanium pigments
. . . . Index 1982=100
Synthetic organic pigments
Dec 2019 152.3 152.3 151.7 Index Jun 1987=100
Other inorganic pigments
Dec 2019 278.1 278.7 259.9 Index Jun 1983=100
Chrome colors
Dec 2019 94.9 94.9 98.1 Index Dec 2008=100
All other inorganic pigments
Dec 2019 131.0 131.1 108.9 Index Dec 2008=100
Kaolin and ball clay
Dec 2019 223.8 223.8 218.5 Index 1982=100
Kaolin and ball clay
Dec 2019 256.5 256.5 250.5 Index 1982=100
Allied and miscellaneous paint products
Dec 2019 327.6 327.6 326.6 Index Jun 1983=100
Allied and miscellaneous paint products
Dec 2019 327.6 327.6 326.6 Index Jun 1983=100
Allied and miscellaneous paint products
Dec 2019 185.4 185.4 184.9 Index Dec 2003=100
Drugs and pharmaceuticals
Dec 2019 605.3 606.1 593.4 Index 1982=100
Medicinal and botanical chemicals, drugs, and other products
Dec 2019 180.8 180.8 181.9 Index 1982=100
Medicinal and botanical chemicals, drugs, and other products
Dec 2019 180.9 180.9 182.0 Index Jun 1982=100
Medicinal and botanical chemicals, drugs, and other products
Dec 2019 180.9 180.9 182.0 Index Jun 1982=100
Veterinary pharmaceutical preparations
. . . . Index 1982=100
Veterinary pharmaceutical preparations
. . . . Index Dec 1987=100
Veterinary pharmaceutical preparations
. . . . Index Jun 2001=100
Veterinary pharmaceutical preparations, prescription
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Biological products, including diagnostics
Dec 2019 276.4 276.6 267.3 Index 1982=100
Biological products, excluding diagnostics, for veterinary, industrial, and all other misc use
Dec 2019 144.9 144.2 136.2 Index Dec 2004=100
Biological veterinary vaccines, bacterins, toxoids, other antigens, and other biologics
. . . . Index Jun 2009=100
Diagnostics
Dec 2019 120.5 121.0 120.4 Index Jun 2009=100
In-vitro diagnostics
Dec 2019 202.2 203.3 202.5 Index 1982=100
Biological products for human use
Dec 2019 134.8 134.8 128.2 Index Jun 2009=100
Pharmaceutical preparations
Dec 2019 268.1 268.5 263.2 Index Jun 2001=100
Pharmaceuticals affecting neoplasms, the endocrine system, & metabolic diseases
Dec 2019 292.9 292.8 286.0 Index Jun 2001=100
Cancer therapy products
Dec 2019 103.0 102.9 99.2 Index Dec 2009=100
Insulin/antidiabetes products
Dec 2019 280.4 280.4 270.3 Index Dec 2009=100
Hormones and oral contraceptives
Dec 2019 218.0 218.0 215.3 Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the central nervous system and the sense organs
Dec 2019 305.4 307.1 297.7 Index Jun 2001=100
Analgesics
Dec 2019 263.7 263.7 257.4 Index Dec 2009=100
Analgesics, over-the-counter
Dec 2019 250.6 250.6 250.0 Index Jun 1981=100
Analgesics, prescription
Dec 2019 2,265.6 2,265.6 2,209.4 Index Jun 1981=100
Psychotherapeutics
Dec 2019 174.0 180.9 176.0 Index Dec 2009=100
Antidepressants
Dec 2019 175.5 179.3 173.7 Index Dec 2009=100
Other psychotherapeutics, including tranquilizers
Dec 2019 185.6 196.7 192.2 Index Dec 2009=100
Anticonvulsants
Dec 2019 223.2 223.2 218.8 Index Dec 2009=100
Other central nervous system and sense organs
Dec 2019 179.1 179.1 172.0 Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the cardiovascular system
Dec 2019 405.6 405.6 400.1 Index Jun 2001=100
Anticoagulants
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
ACE inhibitors
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Calcium channel blockers and other vasodilators
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Other cardiovascular preparations
Dec 2019 309.1 309.1 305.3 Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the respiratory system
Dec 2019 220.6 220.6 216.9 Index Jun 2001=100
Antihistamines and bronchodilators, including antiasthmatics
Dec 2019 156.9 156.9 160.8 Index Dec 2007=100
Other respiratory preparations
Dec 2019 188.0 188.0 182.0 Index Dec 2007=100
Other respiratory preparations, over-the-counter
Dec 2019 113.8 113.8 113.8 Index Dec 2007=100
Other respiratory preparations, prescription
Dec 2019 208.7 208.7 200.9 Index Dec 2007=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the digestive or the genito-urinary systems
Dec 2019 206.0 206.0 209.9 Index Jun 2001=100
Antispasmodic/antisecretory
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Other digestive or genito-urinary preparations
Dec 2019 149.9 149.9 152.7 Index Dec 2009=100
Other digestive or genito-urinary preparations, over-the-counter
Dec 2019 125.8 125.8 124.6 Index Jun 2001=100
Other digestive or genito-urinary preparations, prescription
Dec 2019 227.3 227.3 232.3 Index Jun 2001=100
Antacids
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the skin
Dec 2019 185.7 185.9 182.1 Index Jun 2001=100
Emollients and protectives, including burn remedies
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Other pharmaceutical preparations acting on the skin
Dec 2019 115.4 115.4 115.0 Index Dec 2009=100
Other pharmaceutical preparations acting on the skin, over-the-counter
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Other pharmaceutical preparations acting on the skin, prescription
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Anti-acne preparations
Dec 2019 109.8 110.8 109.8 Index Dec 2009=100
Anti-acne preparations, prescription
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Vitamin, nutrient, and hematinic preparations
Dec 2019 137.7 137.9 136.6 Index Jun 2001=100
Multivitamins
Dec 2019 106.9 107.0 106.7 Index Dec 2009=100
Other vitamins and nutrients
Dec 2019 130.7 131.0 128.7 Index Dec 2009=100
Other vitamins and nutrients, over-the-counter
. . . . Index Jun 2001=100
Other vitamins and nutrients, prescription
. . . . Index Jun 2001=100
Pharmaceuticals affecting parasitic and infective diseases
Dec 2019 265.5 265.5 260.2 Index Jun 2001=100
Broad and medium spectrum antibiotics
Dec 2019 180.1 180.1 179.3 Index Dec 2009=100
Systemic antivirals
Dec 2019 176.1 176.1 174.7 Index Dec 2009=100
Other parasitic and infective diseases
Dec 2019 198.3 198.3 192.7 Index Dec 2009=100
Fats and oils, inedible
Dec 2019 197.5 196.2 191.0 Index 1982=100
Fats and oils, inedible
Dec 2019 197.5 196.2 191.0 Index 1982=100
Fats and oils, inedible
Dec 2019 197.5 196.2 191.0 Index 1982=100
Soybean oil, processed for inedible purposes
Dec 2019 123.4 123.2 118.9 Index Jun 1995=100
Crude soybean oil, degummed
Dec 2019 76.0 75.8 74.8 Index Dec 2007=100
Soybean oil, all other types
Dec 2019 77.6 77.6 73.5 Index Dec 2007=100
Lard, inedible tallow, and grease, except wool grease
Dec 2019 235.8 228.8 231.4 Index Jun 2002=100
Agricultural chemicals and chemical products
Dec 2019 209.0 211.4 234.5 Index 1982=100
Mixed fertilizers
Dec 2019 176.5 176.1 188.3 Index 1982=100
Mixed fertilizers
Dec 2019 186.3 185.8 198.7 Index Jun 1986=100
Mixed fertilizers
Dec 2019 186.3 185.8 198.7 Index Jun 1986=100
Mixed fertilizers, made in plants which manufacture fertilizer materials
Dec 2019 109.8 109.8 145.7 Index Dec 2009=100
Mixed fertilizers, dry, mixing only
Dec 2019 108.4 107.9 105.3 Index Dec 2009=100
Mixed fertilizers, liquid, mixing only
Dec 2019 108.1 108.1 116.7 Index Dec 2009=100
Fertilizer materials
Dec 2019 194.8 200.9 242.3 Index 1982=100
Nitrogenates
Dec 2019 244.6 252.8 271.5 Index 1982=100
Fertilizer materials of organic origin
Dec 2019 223.6 223.6 224.2 Index Dec 1993=100
Synthetic ammonia, nitric acid, ammonium compounds, and urea
Dec 2019 75.9 78.7 85.0 Index Dec 2014=100
Synthetic ammonia, nitric acid, and ammonium compounds
. . . . Index Jun 2003=100
Urea
. . . . Index 1982=100
Phosphates
Dec 2019 159.4 164.2 219.3 Index 1982=100
Phosphoric acid, 52-54 percent APA, superphosphates and other phosphate fertilizer materials
Dec 2019 69.0 71.1 94.9 Index Dec 2014=100
Superphosphates and other phosphate fertilizer materials
. . . . Index Jun 2003=100
Other agricultural chemicals
Dec 2019 198.3 198.2 206.0 Index 1982=100
Other agricultural chemicals
Dec 2019 198.3 198.2 206.0 Index 1982=100
Lawn and garden pesticides and chemicals
Dec 2019 155.9 157.9 157.0 Index Jun 2003=100
Household and institutional pesticides & chemicals
Dec 2019 144.6 143.3 140.7 Index Jun 2003=100
Agricultural and commercial pesticides and chemicals
Dec 2019 131.0 131.0 137.6 Index Jun 2003=100
Plastic resins and materials
Dec 2019 218.0 225.0 242.4 Index 1982=100
Thermoplastic resins and plastics materials
Dec 2019 217.6 225.0 244.8 Index 1982=100
Thermoplastic resins and plastics materials
Dec 2019 151.2 156.4 170.1 Index Dec 2003=100
Thermoplastic resins and plastics materials
Dec 2019 151.2 156.4 170.1 Index Dec 2003=100
Thermosetting resins and plastics materials
Dec 2019 236.1 240.8 245.3 Index 1982=100
Thermosetting resins and plastics materials
Dec 2019 168.2 171.6 174.8 Index Dec 1998=100
Thermosetting resins and plastics materials
Dec 2019 168.2 171.6 174.8 Index Dec 1998=100
Other chemicals and allied products
Dec 2019 207.2 206.6 204.8 Index 1982=100
Soaps and detergents
Dec 2019 183.3 182.8 181.4 Index 1982=100
Soaps and detergents
Dec 2019 176.0 175.6 174.2 Index Jun 1983=100
Soaps and detergents, commercial, industrial, & institutional
Dec 2019 247.8 246.4 242.5 Index Jun 1983=100
Hard surface soaps and detergents, commercial, industrial, & institutional
Dec 2019 101.1 97.7 97.0 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional laundry detergents
Dec 2019 115.3 114.3 111.4 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional dishwashing detergents
Dec 2019 118.7 118.7 117.4 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional metal cleaners
Dec 2019 117.4 117.4 112.5 Index Dec 2011=100
Dairy, farm, and food plant cleaners, sanitizers, etc
Dec 2019 109.0 110.1 110.4 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional soaps, excluding specialty cleaners
Dec 2019 116.1 115.6 113.1 Index Dec 2011=100
Household detergents
Dec 2019 151.7 151.7 151.4 Index 1982=100
Soaps, excluding specialty cleaners, household
Dec 2019 188.8 188.7 189.0 Index Jun 1983=100
Polish and other sanitation goods
Dec 2019 203.1 199.1 195.6 Index Jun 1983=100
Polish and other sanitation goods
Dec 2019 203.1 199.1 195.6 Index Jun 1983=100
Polishing preparations and related products
Dec 2019 236.5 237.5 236.5 Index Jun 1983=100
Specialty cleaning and sanitation products (including household bleaches)
. . . . Index Jun 2007=100
Air and room fresheners
. . . . Index Dec 2011=100
Specialty cleaning and sanitation products
. . . . Index Dec 2011=100
Household bleaches, disinfectants, and laundry fabric softeners
. . . . Index Dec 2011=100
Cosmetics and other toilet preparations
Dec 2019 167.9 167.9 165.9 Index 1982=100
Shaving preparations
. . . . Index 1982=100
Shaving preparations
. . . . Index Jun 1999=100
Perfumes, toilet waters, and colognes
. . . . Index 1982=100
Perfumes, toilet waters, and colognes
. . . . Index Jun 1999=100
Hair preparations (including shampoos)
Dec 2019 194.1 194.1 193.8 Index 1982=100
Hair preparations (including shampoos)
Dec 2019 143.7 143.7 143.4 Index Jun 1999=100
Hair preparations (including shampoos), excluding hair tonics
Dec 2019 127.1 127.1 127.0 Index Dec 2011=100
Hair tonics, including hair and scalp conditioners
Dec 2019 104.7 104.7 104.3 Index Dec 2011=100
Dentifrices
Dec 2019 148.5 148.5 139.5 Index 1982=100
Mouthwashes, gargles, and rinses
Dec 2019 116.0 116.0 103.8 Index Dec 2011=100
Creams, lotions and oils, excluding shaving, hair, and deodorant
Dec 2019 118.0 118.0 115.7 Index Jun 1999=100
Creams, lotions and oils, excluding shaving, hair, and deodorant
Dec 2019 118.0 118.0 115.7 Index Jun 1999=100
Other cosmetics and toilet preparations
Dec 2019 112.1 112.1 111.7 Index Jun 1999=100
Other cosmetics and toilet preparations
Dec 2019 112.1 112.1 111.7 Index Jun 1999=100
Misc chemical prod and preparations
Dec 2019 247.2 246.8 245.7 Index 1982=100
Explosives, propellants, and blasting accessories
Dec 2019 230.2 230.2 229.9 Index 1982=100
Explosives, propellants, and blasting accessories
Dec 2019 141.5 141.5 141.3 Index Dec 2003=100
Industrial gases
Dec 2019 280.4 275.6 254.8 Index 1982=100
Carbon dioxide
Dec 2019 359.3 359.1 352.8 Index 1982=100
Nitrogen
Dec 2019 204.5 206.5 176.6 Index 1982=100
Oxygen
Dec 2019 313.3 311.3 293.0 Index 1982=100
Argon and hydrogen
Dec 2019 86.0 87.0 110.7 Index Jun 2009=100
Other industrial gases (including fluorocarbon)
Dec 2019 220.9 212.6 174.0 Index Jun 2009=100
Adhesives and sealants
Dec 2019 266.9 267.5 264.5 Index Dec 1983=100
Synthetic resin and rubber adhesives
Dec 2019 274.0 274.3 272.0 Index Dec 1983=100
Nonstructural caulking compounds and sealants
Dec 2019 121.4 120.9 118.4 Index Dec 2011=100
Surface active agents
Dec 2019 267.4 270.9 278.6 Index Dec 1983=100
Textile and leather assistants and finishes
Dec 2019 180.5 201.0 201.0 Index Dec 1983=100
Surfactants (bulk surface active agents)
Dec 2019 291.5 290.9 300.6 Index Dec 1983=100
Gum and wood chemicals, including wood distillation products
Dec 2019 411.2 400.4 405.3 Index Jun 1984=100
Gum and wood chemicals, including wood distillation products
Dec 2019 268.5 261.4 264.6 Index Dec 2003=100
Other miscellaneous chemical products
Dec 2019 214.9 214.3 215.1 Index 1982=100
Salt, evaporated and solar
. . . . Index Jun 1985=100
Carbon black
Dec 2019 359.9 353.9 369.9 Index Dec 1983=100
Printing ink
Dec 2019 218.1 217.9 215.8 Index Jun 1984=100
Letterpress printing inks
. . . . Index Dec 2011=100
Gravure printing inks
Dec 2019 103.3 103.3 103.2 Index Dec 2011=100
Lithographic and offset printing inks
Dec 2019 104.5 104.5 104.4 Index Dec 2011=100
News and nonheat web offset printing inks
Dec 2019 104.1 104.1 104.1 Index Dec 2011=100
Publication and commercial web inks
Dec 2019 103.1 103.1 103.1 Index Dec 2011=100
Sheet-fed general inks
Dec 2019 107.2 107.2 107.0 Index Dec 2011=100
Sheet-fed packaging inks
Dec 2019 105.9 105.9 105.7 Index Dec 2011=100
Flexographic printing inks
Dec 2019 106.9 106.9 106.7 Index Dec 2011=100
Nonimpact/digital inks
Dec 2019 168.5 168.2 164.5 Index Dec 2011=100
All other printing inks
Dec 2019 103.6 103.7 103.1 Index Dec 2011=100
Water-treating compounds
Dec 2019 173.0 173.5 180.3 Index Jun 1985=100
Automotive chemicals
Dec 2019 100.7 100.4 100.0 Index Jun 2009=100
Other chemical preparations, nec
Dec 2019 251.6 251.9 251.0 Index Jun 1985=100
   

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