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Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Units
Chemicals and allied products
May 2020 269.4 273.8 290.4 Index 1982=100
Industrial chemicals
May 2020 203.1 211.9 254.4 Index 1982=100
Basic inorganic chemicals
May 2020 272.3 270.7 279.5 Index 1982=100
Inorganic chemicals, other than alkalies and chlorine
May 2020 273.0 272.5 280.3 Index 1982=100
Aluminum compounds
May 2020 138.2 138.2 138.2 Index Jun 1995=100
Inorganic acids, inc hydrochloric, sulfuric acid and other
May 2020 75.7 77.6 109.5 Index Dec 2008=100
Sulfuric acid
May 2020 126.7 125.9 144.7 Index Jun 1987=100
Lime
May 2020 267.7 267.6 257.2 Index 1982=100
Potassium & sodium compounds, ex bleaches
May 2020 299.9 301.7 299.0 Index Jun 2001=100
Rock salt
May 2020 404.5 404.5 403.1 Index Dec 1984=100
Other inorganic chemicals, nec
May 2020 151.5 150.0 148.1 Index Dec 2006=100
Potassium salts & boron
. . . . Index Jun 2007=100
Alkalies and chlorine, including natural sodium carbonate and sulfate
May 2020 321.0 315.8 329.3 Index 1982=100
Natural sodium carbonate and sulfate
May 2020 189.7 182.3 194.9 Index 1982=100
Basic organic chemicals
May 2020 192.8 203.3 251.3 Index 1982=100
Primary basic organic chemicals
May 2020 114.1 139.2 237.1 Index 1982=100
Aromatics
May 2020 78.3 154.0 314.8 Index Jun 2001=100
Liquid refinery gases
May 2020 116.0 117.0 178.3 Index Jun 2001=100
Cyclic intermediate chemicals and dyes
May 2020 171.8 187.4 218.3 Index 1982=100
Cyclic intermediate chemicals
May 2020 156.0 171.9 200.5 Index Jun 2001=100
Synthetic organic dyes
May 2020 114.5 114.0 130.7 Index Jun 2001=100
Other basic organics
May 2020 217.3 217.7 232.6 Index 1982=100
Ethanol (ethyl alcohol)
May 2020 148.7 150.0 175.5 Index 1982=100
Other basic organics, nec
May 2020 232.8 232.9 244.2 Index Jun 1987=100
Fatty acids
May 2020 108.7 104.8 121.8 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
. . . . Index Dec 2008=100
Synthetic organic alcohols, mixed and unmixed
. . . . Index Dec 2007=100
Synthetic organic chemicals for use as flavor and perfume materials
May 2020 119.9 118.1 121.7 Index Dec 2007=100
Synthetic organic plasticizers
May 2020 108.3 113.4 110.2 Index Dec 2007=100
Other synthetic organic chemicals
May 2020 71.2 74.3 80.9 Index Dec 2007=100
Miscellaneous end use chemicals and chemical products, excluding urea
May 2020 201.3 203.1 188.8 Index Dec 2007=100
Miscellaneous cyclic and acyclic chemicals and chemical products, excluding fatty acid esters
May 2020 90.9 90.3 107.5 Index Dec 2007=100
Paints and allied products
May 2020 297.3 296.8 293.2 Index 1982=100
Prepared paint
May 2020 303.6 303.7 300.1 Index 1982=100
Architectural coatings
May 2020 348.2 348.4 344.9 Index 1982=100
Architectural coatings
May 2020 191.0 191.2 189.2 Index Dec 2003=100
Exterior architectural coatings
May 2020 113.8 113.8 113.7 Index Dec 2012=100
Interior architectural coatings
May 2020 111.5 111.7 110.0 Index Dec 2012=100
OEM finishes excluding marine coatings
May 2020 201.0 201.0 200.4 Index Jun 1983=100
OEM finishes excluding marine coatings
May 2020 201.0 201.0 200.4 Index Jun 1983=100
Transportation finishes, except powdered and high-solids coatings
May 2020 109.6 109.6 109.8 Index Dec 2012=100
All other product finishes for original equipment manufacturers (OEM), excluding marine coating
May 2020 104.1 104.1 103.6 Index Dec 2012=100
Special purpose coatings, incl marine, industrial & construction coatings
May 2020 400.9 400.9 390.9 Index Jun 1983=100
Special purpose coatings, incl marine, industrial & construction coatings
May 2020 400.9 400.9 390.9 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
May 2020 265.1 263.1 259.5 Index 1982=100
Paint colors
May 2020 217.8 216.5 213.5 Index 1982=100
Iron oxide pigments
. . . . Index Jun 1983=100
Titanium pigments
. . . . Index 1982=100
Synthetic organic pigments
May 2020 150.5 149.2 151.8 Index Jun 1987=100
Other inorganic pigments
May 2020 275.5 275.5 260.5 Index Jun 1983=100
Chrome colors
May 2020 95.7 95.7 98.1 Index Dec 2008=100
All other inorganic pigments
May 2020 127.4 127.4 109.4 Index Dec 2008=100
Kaolin and ball clay
May 2020 231.6 226.6 223.8 Index 1982=100
Kaolin and ball clay
May 2020 265.5 259.8 256.5 Index 1982=100
Allied and miscellaneous paint products
May 2020 329.5 329.5 327.5 Index Jun 1983=100
Allied and miscellaneous paint products
May 2020 329.5 329.5 327.5 Index Jun 1983=100
Allied and miscellaneous paint products
May 2020 186.5 186.5 185.4 Index Dec 2003=100
Drugs and pharmaceuticals
May 2020 618.4 618.6 605.4 Index 1982=100
Medicinal and botanical chemicals, drugs, and other products
May 2020 185.5 185.5 181.4 Index 1982=100
Medicinal and botanical chemicals, drugs, and other products
May 2020 185.6 185.6 181.4 Index Jun 1982=100
Medicinal and botanical chemicals, drugs, and other products
May 2020 185.6 185.6 181.4 Index Jun 1982=100
Veterinary pharmaceutical preparations
May 2020 190.2 190.2 185.5 Index 1982=100
Veterinary pharmaceutical preparations
May 2020 188.9 188.9 184.2 Index Dec 1987=100
Veterinary pharmaceutical preparations
May 2020 144.1 144.1 140.5 Index Jun 2001=100
Veterinary pharmaceutical preparations, prescription
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Biological products, including diagnostics
May 2020 279.9 279.8 274.9 Index 1982=100
Biological products, excluding diagnostics, for veterinary, industrial, and all other misc use
May 2020 144.7 144.7 144.7 Index Dec 2004=100
Biological veterinary vaccines, bacterins, toxoids, other antigens, and other biologics
. . . . Index Jun 2009=100
Diagnostics
May 2020 121.1 121.0 120.6 Index Jun 2009=100
In-vitro diagnostics
May 2020 202.2 202.7 202.5 Index 1982=100
Biological products for human use
May 2020 137.6 137.6 133.4 Index Jun 2009=100
Pharmaceutical preparations
May 2020 274.4 274.6 268.5 Index Jun 2001=100
Pharmaceuticals affecting neoplasms, the endocrine system, & metabolic diseases
May 2020 299.0 299.0 292.3 Index Jun 2001=100
Cancer therapy products
May 2020 105.9 105.9 101.5 Index Dec 2009=100
Insulin/antidiabetes products
May 2020 288.6 288.6 279.4 Index Dec 2009=100
Hormones and oral contraceptives
May 2020 219.5 219.5 217.1 Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the central nervous system and the sense organs
May 2020 318.5 318.5 307.6 Index Jun 2001=100
Analgesics
May 2020 275.4 275.4 263.6 Index Dec 2009=100
Analgesics, over-the-counter
May 2020 250.6 250.6 250.0 Index Jun 1981=100
Analgesics, prescription
May 2020 2,371.4 2,371.4 2,265.1 Index Jun 1981=100
Psychotherapeutics
May 2020 177.2 177.2 180.9 Index Dec 2009=100
Antidepressants
May 2020 176.3 176.3 179.3 Index Dec 2009=100
Other psychotherapeutics, including tranquilizers
May 2020 191.9 191.9 196.7 Index Dec 2009=100
Anticonvulsants
May 2020 232.8 232.8 223.2 Index Dec 2009=100
Other central nervous system and sense organs
May 2020 187.8 187.8 179.8 Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the cardiovascular system
May 2020 415.3 415.3 405.6 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
May 2020 316.5 316.5 309.1 Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the respiratory system
May 2020 226.2 226.4 221.3 Index Jun 2001=100
Antihistamines and bronchodilators, including antiasthmatics
May 2020 157.8 157.8 158.8 Index Dec 2007=100
Other respiratory preparations
May 2020 194.1 194.4 188.0 Index Dec 2007=100
Other respiratory preparations, over-the-counter
May 2020 116.7 117.8 113.8 Index Dec 2007=100
Other respiratory preparations, prescription
May 2020 215.7 215.7 208.7 Index Dec 2007=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the digestive or the genito-urinary systems
May 2020 205.5 206.8 206.0 Index Jun 2001=100
Antispasmodic/antisecretory
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Other digestive or genito-urinary preparations
May 2020 149.5 150.5 149.9 Index Dec 2009=100
Other digestive or genito-urinary preparations, over-the-counter
May 2020 126.5 126.5 125.8 Index Jun 2001=100
Other digestive or genito-urinary preparations, prescription
May 2020 226.4 228.1 227.3 Index Jun 2001=100
Antacids
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the skin
May 2020 189.7 189.7 186.5 Index Jun 2001=100
Emollients and protectives, including burn remedies
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Other pharmaceutical preparations acting on the skin
May 2020 124.4 124.4 117.4 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
May 2020 111.7 111.7 109.8 Index Dec 2009=100
Anti-acne preparations, prescription
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Vitamin, nutrient, and hematinic preparations
May 2020 137.7 137.5 137.4 Index Jun 2001=100
Multivitamins
May 2020 106.8 106.8 106.9 Index Dec 2009=100
Other vitamins and nutrients
May 2020 131.1 130.3 130.2 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
May 2020 266.1 266.1 264.4 Index Jun 2001=100
Broad and medium spectrum antibiotics
May 2020 169.3 169.3 180.1 Index Dec 2009=100
Systemic antivirals
May 2020 181.6 181.6 175.7 Index Dec 2009=100
Other parasitic and infective diseases
May 2020 201.7 201.7 197.2 Index Dec 2009=100
Fats and oils, inedible
May 2020 185.5 190.2 190.2 Index 1982=100
Fats and oils, inedible
May 2020 185.5 190.2 190.2 Index 1982=100
Fats and oils, inedible
May 2020 185.5 190.2 190.2 Index 1982=100
Soybean oil, processed for inedible purposes
May 2020 110.9 116.3 116.7 Index Jun 1995=100
Crude soybean oil, degummed
May 2020 73.1 73.8 74.5 Index Dec 2007=100
Soybean oil, all other types
May 2020 65.9 71.4 71.3 Index Dec 2007=100
Lard, inedible tallow, and grease, except wool grease
May 2020 265.1 249.8 246.2 Index Jun 2002=100
Agricultural chemicals and chemical products
May 2020 206.5 204.0 229.5 Index 1982=100
Mixed fertilizers
May 2020 173.7 173.9 185.7 Index 1982=100
Mixed fertilizers
May 2020 183.3 183.5 196.0 Index Jun 1986=100
Mixed fertilizers
May 2020 183.3 183.5 196.0 Index Jun 1986=100
Mixed fertilizers, made in plants which manufacture fertilizer materials
May 2020 102.3 102.2 131.3 Index Dec 2009=100
Mixed fertilizers, dry, mixing only
May 2020 107.6 107.9 108.0 Index Dec 2009=100
Mixed fertilizers, liquid, mixing only
May 2020 111.9 111.5 116.4 Index Dec 2009=100
Fertilizer materials
May 2020 200.2 194.1 231.9 Index 1982=100
Nitrogenates
May 2020 252.2 236.7 275.2 Index 1982=100
Fertilizer materials of organic origin
May 2020 223.6 223.6 223.6 Index Dec 1993=100
Synthetic ammonia, nitric acid, ammonium compounds, and urea
May 2020 78.5 73.2 86.3 Index Dec 2014=100
Synthetic ammonia, nitric acid, and ammonium compounds
. . . . Index Jun 2003=100
Urea
. . . . Index 1982=100
Phosphates
May 2020 163.4 163.4 200.0 Index 1982=100
Phosphoric acid, 52-54 percent APA, superphosphates and other phosphate fertilizer materials
May 2020 70.7 70.7 86.6 Index Dec 2014=100
Superphosphates and other phosphate fertilizer materials
. . . . Index Jun 2003=100
Other agricultural chemicals
May 2020 189.4 189.4 205.7 Index 1982=100
Other agricultural chemicals
May 2020 189.4 189.4 205.7 Index 1982=100
Lawn and garden pesticides and chemicals
May 2020 155.9 155.9 157.2 Index Jun 2003=100
Household and institutional pesticides & chemicals
May 2020 145.1 145.1 143.7 Index Jun 2003=100
Agricultural and commercial pesticides and chemicals
May 2020 123.9 123.9 136.9 Index Jun 2003=100
Plastic resins and materials
May 2020 200.4 209.4 227.4 Index 1982=100
Thermoplastic resins and plastics materials
May 2020 197.7 207.0 227.8 Index 1982=100
Thermoplastic resins and plastics materials
May 2020 137.4 143.8 158.3 Index Dec 2003=100
Thermoplastic resins and plastics materials
May 2020 137.4 143.8 158.3 Index Dec 2003=100
Thermosetting resins and plastics materials
May 2020 232.1 239.8 241.5 Index 1982=100
Thermosetting resins and plastics materials
May 2020 165.4 170.9 172.1 Index Dec 1998=100
Thermosetting resins and plastics materials
May 2020 165.4 170.9 172.1 Index Dec 1998=100
Other chemicals and allied products
May 2020 206.6 207.4 206.6 Index 1982=100
Soaps and detergents
May 2020 183.4 183.4 181.8 Index 1982=100
Soaps and detergents
May 2020 176.1 176.2 174.6 Index Jun 1983=100
Soaps and detergents, commercial, industrial, & institutional
May 2020 247.5 247.5 243.9 Index Jun 1983=100
Hard surface soaps and detergents, commercial, industrial, & institutional
May 2020 100.6 100.6 97.7 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional laundry detergents
May 2020 115.4 115.4 112.1 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional dishwashing detergents
May 2020 118.4 118.4 118.4 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional metal cleaners
May 2020 117.5 117.5 113.2 Index Dec 2011=100
Dairy, farm, and food plant cleaners, sanitizers, etc
May 2020 109.2 109.1 110.3 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional soaps, excluding specialty cleaners
May 2020 115.5 115.5 112.8 Index Dec 2011=100
Household detergents
May 2020 151.8 152.0 151.6 Index 1982=100
Soaps, excluding specialty cleaners, household
May 2020 190.3 190.0 188.4 Index Jun 1983=100
Polish and other sanitation goods
May 2020 204.3 205.6 198.9 Index Jun 1983=100
Polish and other sanitation goods
May 2020 204.3 205.6 198.9 Index Jun 1983=100
Polishing preparations and related products
May 2020 238.2 238.4 237.7 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
May 2020 167.9 167.9 166.7 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)
May 2020 194.3 194.3 194.0 Index 1982=100
Hair preparations (including shampoos)
May 2020 143.9 143.9 143.6 Index Jun 1999=100
Hair preparations (including shampoos), excluding hair tonics
May 2020 127.1 127.1 127.0 Index Dec 2011=100
Hair tonics, including hair and scalp conditioners
May 2020 105.2 105.2 104.7 Index Dec 2011=100
Dentifrices
May 2020 148.8 148.8 139.5 Index 1982=100
Mouthwashes, gargles, and rinses
May 2020 116.0 116.0 103.8 Index Dec 2011=100
Creams, lotions and oils, excluding shaving, hair, and deodorant
May 2020 118.1 118.1 118.0 Index Jun 1999=100
Creams, lotions and oils, excluding shaving, hair, and deodorant
May 2020 118.1 118.1 118.0 Index Jun 1999=100
Other cosmetics and toilet preparations
May 2020 112.0 112.0 111.9 Index Jun 1999=100
Other cosmetics and toilet preparations
May 2020 112.0 112.0 111.9 Index Jun 1999=100
Misc chemical prod and preparations
May 2020 245.5 247.1 248.4 Index 1982=100
Explosives, propellants, and blasting accessories
May 2020 229.7 231.3 232.5 Index 1982=100
Explosives, propellants, and blasting accessories
May 2020 141.2 142.2 142.9 Index Dec 2003=100
Industrial gases
May 2020 274.5 275.8 280.2 Index 1982=100
Carbon dioxide
May 2020 359.3 359.5 355.4 Index 1982=100
Nitrogen
May 2020 203.7 203.8 200.4 Index 1982=100
Oxygen
May 2020 308.8 308.3 311.2 Index 1982=100
Argon and hydrogen
May 2020 88.9 85.7 94.3 Index Jun 2009=100
Other industrial gases (including fluorocarbon)
May 2020 210.6 215.0 215.9 Index Jun 2009=100
Adhesives and sealants
May 2020 270.3 269.2 267.1 Index Dec 1983=100
Synthetic resin and rubber adhesives
May 2020 276.0 275.0 273.6 Index Dec 1983=100
Nonstructural caulking compounds and sealants
May 2020 124.8 123.9 120.4 Index Dec 2011=100
Surface active agents
May 2020 262.8 270.1 273.7 Index Dec 1983=100
Textile and leather assistants and finishes
May 2020 194.8 194.8 201.0 Index Dec 1983=100
Surfactants (bulk surface active agents)
May 2020 282.3 291.4 294.4 Index Dec 1983=100
Gum and wood chemicals, including wood distillation products
May 2020 393.9 395.1 402.7 Index Jun 1984=100
Gum and wood chemicals, including wood distillation products
May 2020 257.2 258.0 262.9 Index Dec 2003=100
Other miscellaneous chemical products
May 2020 214.3 214.6 215.2 Index 1982=100
Salt, evaporated and solar
. . . . Index Jun 1985=100
Carbon black
May 2020 342.9 355.7 384.6 Index Dec 1983=100
Printing ink
May 2020 217.4 217.5 216.7 Index Jun 1984=100
Letterpress printing inks
. . . . Index Dec 2011=100
Gravure printing inks
May 2020 103.3 103.3 103.3 Index Dec 2011=100
Lithographic and offset printing inks
May 2020 104.5 104.5 104.5 Index Dec 2011=100
News and nonheat web offset printing inks
May 2020 104.1 104.1 104.1 Index Dec 2011=100
Publication and commercial web inks
May 2020 103.1 103.1 103.1 Index Dec 2011=100
Sheet-fed general inks
May 2020 107.2 107.2 107.0 Index Dec 2011=100
Sheet-fed packaging inks
May 2020 105.9 105.9 105.8 Index Dec 2011=100
Flexographic printing inks
May 2020 106.9 106.9 106.8 Index Dec 2011=100
Nonimpact/digital inks
May 2020 166.9 167.1 165.9 Index Dec 2011=100
All other printing inks
May 2020 104.8 104.8 103.6 Index Dec 2011=100
Water-treating compounds
May 2020 169.1 169.1 174.4 Index Jun 1985=100
Automotive chemicals
May 2020 101.2 100.9 99.2 Index Jun 2009=100
Other chemical preparations, nec
May 2020 251.3 250.5 250.5 Index Jun 1985=100
   

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