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    Oct 2020
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Units
Chemicals and allied products
Oct 2020 282.1 281.1 288.5 Index 1982=100
Industrial chemicals
Oct 2020 226.5 227.3 252.3 Index 1982=100
Basic inorganic chemicals
Oct 2020 275.3 274.5 279.5 Index 1982=100
Inorganic chemicals, other than alkalies and chlorine
Oct 2020 276.8 275.7 281.7 Index 1982=100
Aluminum compounds
Oct 2020 138.5 138.3 138.2 Index Jun 1995=100
Inorganic acids, inc hydrochloric, sulfuric acid and other
Oct 2020 76.4 76.0 104.9 Index Dec 2008=100
Sulfuric acid
Oct 2020 131.8 130.2 139.9 Index Jun 1987=100
Lime
Oct 2020 267.5 268.0 262.6 Index 1982=100
Potassium & sodium compounds, ex bleaches
Oct 2020 309.7 310.1 297.3 Index Jun 2001=100
Rock salt
Oct 2020 395.0 395.7 393.9 Index Dec 1984=100
Other inorganic chemicals, nec
Oct 2020 154.5 153.4 151.1 Index Dec 2006=100
Potassium salts & boron
. . . . Index Jun 2007=100
Alkalies and chlorine, including natural sodium carbonate and sulfate
Oct 2020 322.1 322.3 325.2 Index 1982=100
Natural sodium carbonate and sulfate
Oct 2020 192.1 195.2 190.9 Index 1982=100
Basic organic chemicals
Oct 2020 219.6 220.6 248.8 Index 1982=100
Primary basic organic chemicals
Oct 2020 169.5 172.0 223.4 Index 1982=100
Aromatics
Oct 2020 118.5 120.9 300.6 Index Jun 2001=100
Liquid refinery gases
Oct 2020 172.6 174.9 166.3 Index Jun 2001=100
Cyclic intermediate chemicals and dyes
Oct 2020 187.1 190.4 212.2 Index 1982=100
Cyclic intermediate chemicals
Oct 2020 174.7 178.0 191.5 Index Jun 2001=100
Synthetic organic dyes
Oct 2020 94.4 95.3 148.8 Index Jun 2001=100
Other basic organics
Oct 2020 225.3 225.1 237.2 Index 1982=100
Ethanol (ethyl alcohol)
Oct 2020 192.5 188.4 203.4 Index 1982=100
Other basic organics, nec
Oct 2020 229.7 230.7 241.6 Index Jun 1987=100
Fatty acids
Oct 2020 122.9 123.1 122.0 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
Oct 2020 118.0 118.1 122.4 Index Dec 2007=100
Synthetic organic plasticizers
. . . . Index Dec 2007=100
Other synthetic organic chemicals
Oct 2020 71.8 70.0 78.3 Index Dec 2007=100
Miscellaneous end use chemicals and chemical products, excluding urea
Oct 2020 197.4 198.9 194.8 Index Dec 2007=100
Miscellaneous cyclic and acyclic chemicals and chemical products, excluding fatty acid esters
Oct 2020 83.4 86.6 99.5 Index Dec 2007=100
Paints and allied products
Oct 2020 301.7 302.0 295.1 Index 1982=100
Prepared paint
Oct 2020 306.1 306.7 300.7 Index 1982=100
Architectural coatings
Oct 2020 355.6 355.9 345.7 Index 1982=100
Architectural coatings
Oct 2020 195.1 195.3 189.7 Index Dec 2003=100
Exterior architectural coatings
Oct 2020 116.8 117.1 114.4 Index Dec 2012=100
Interior architectural coatings
Oct 2020 113.7 113.7 110.0 Index Dec 2012=100
OEM finishes excluding marine coatings
Oct 2020 200.3 201.2 200.7 Index Jun 1983=100
OEM finishes excluding marine coatings
Oct 2020 200.3 201.2 200.7 Index Jun 1983=100
Transportation finishes, except powdered and high-solids coatings
Oct 2020 109.4 110.4 110.0 Index Dec 2012=100
All other product finishes for original equipment manufacturers (OEM), excluding marine coating
Oct 2020 103.7 104.0 103.8 Index Dec 2012=100
Special purpose coatings, incl marine, industrial & construction coatings
Oct 2020 400.8 400.9 391.7 Index Jun 1983=100
Special purpose coatings, incl marine, industrial & construction coatings
Oct 2020 400.8 400.9 391.7 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
Oct 2020 274.8 274.8 264.5 Index 1982=100
Paint colors
Oct 2020 226.8 226.8 218.2 Index 1982=100
Iron oxide pigments
Oct 2020 280.5 280.5 279.4 Index Jun 1983=100
Titanium pigments
. . . . Index 1982=100
Synthetic organic pigments
Oct 2020 150.1 150.1 152.3 Index Jun 1987=100
Other inorganic pigments
Oct 2020 275.7 275.7 275.3 Index Jun 1983=100
Chrome colors
Oct 2020 95.7 95.7 94.9 Index Dec 2008=100
All other inorganic pigments
Oct 2020 127.6 127.6 128.1 Index Dec 2008=100
Kaolin and ball clay
Oct 2020 231.6 231.6 223.8 Index 1982=100
Kaolin and ball clay
Oct 2020 265.5 265.5 256.5 Index 1982=100
Allied and miscellaneous paint products
Oct 2020 329.5 329.5 327.6 Index Jun 1983=100
Allied and miscellaneous paint products
Oct 2020 329.5 329.5 327.6 Index Jun 1983=100
Allied and miscellaneous paint products
Oct 2020 186.5 186.5 185.5 Index Dec 2003=100
Drugs and pharmaceuticals
Oct 2020 619.3 619.4 606.1 Index 1982=100
Medicinal and botanical chemicals, drugs, and other products
Oct 2020 181.7 182.2 180.8 Index 1982=100
Medicinal and botanical chemicals, drugs, and other products
Oct 2020 181.7 182.2 180.9 Index Jun 1982=100
Medicinal and botanical chemicals, drugs, and other products
Oct 2020 181.7 182.2 180.9 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
Oct 2020 281.7 281.9 276.8 Index 1982=100
Biological products, excluding diagnostics, for veterinary, industrial, and all other misc use
. . . . Index Dec 2004=100
Biological veterinary vaccines, bacterins, toxoids, other antigens, and other biologics
. . . . Index Jun 2009=100
Diagnostics
Oct 2020 123.1 123.3 121.2 Index Jun 2009=100
In-vitro diagnostics
Oct 2020 204.3 205.0 203.7 Index 1982=100
Biological products for human use
Oct 2020 137.8 137.8 134.8 Index Jun 2009=100
Pharmaceutical preparations
Oct 2020 274.9 274.9 268.5 Index Jun 2001=100
Pharmaceuticals affecting neoplasms, the endocrine system, & metabolic diseases
Oct 2020 299.6 299.6 292.8 Index Jun 2001=100
Cancer therapy products
Oct 2020 106.5 106.5 102.9 Index Dec 2009=100
Insulin/antidiabetes products
Oct 2020 290.1 290.1 280.4 Index Dec 2009=100
Hormones and oral contraceptives
Oct 2020 220.3 220.0 218.0 Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the central nervous system and the sense organs
Oct 2020 319.9 319.9 307.0 Index Jun 2001=100
Analgesics
Oct 2020 277.7 277.8 263.7 Index Dec 2009=100
Analgesics, over-the-counter
Oct 2020 251.5 . 250.6 Index Jun 1981=100
Analgesics, prescription
Oct 2020 2,391.8 2,391.8 2,265.1 Index Jun 1981=100
Psychotherapeutics
Oct 2020 177.2 177.2 180.9 Index Dec 2009=100
Antidepressants
Oct 2020 176.3 176.3 179.3 Index Dec 2009=100
Other psychotherapeutics, including tranquilizers
Oct 2020 191.9 191.9 196.7 Index Dec 2009=100
Anticonvulsants
Oct 2020 233.0 233.0 223.2 Index Dec 2009=100
Other central nervous system and sense organs
Oct 2020 188.1 188.1 179.1 Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the cardiovascular system
Oct 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
Oct 2020 316.5 316.5 309.1 Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the respiratory system
Oct 2020 226.2 226.2 220.6 Index Jun 2001=100
Antihistamines and bronchodilators, including antiasthmatics
Oct 2020 157.7 157.7 156.9 Index Dec 2007=100
Other respiratory preparations
Oct 2020 194.2 194.2 188.0 Index Dec 2007=100
Other respiratory preparations, over-the-counter
Oct 2020 117.0 117.0 113.8 Index Dec 2007=100
Other respiratory preparations, prescription
Oct 2020 215.7 215.7 208.7 Index Dec 2007=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the digestive or the genito-urinary systems
Oct 2020 205.7 205.7 206.0 Index Jun 2001=100
Antispasmodic/antisecretory
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Other digestive or genito-urinary preparations
Oct 2020 149.7 149.7 149.9 Index Dec 2009=100
Other digestive or genito-urinary preparations, over-the-counter
Oct 2020 126.5 126.5 125.8 Index Jun 2001=100
Other digestive or genito-urinary preparations, prescription
Oct 2020 226.6 226.6 227.3 Index Jun 2001=100
Antacids
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the skin
Oct 2020 189.7 189.7 185.7 Index Jun 2001=100
Emollients and protectives, including burn remedies
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Other pharmaceutical preparations acting on the skin
Oct 2020 124.4 124.4 115.4 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
Oct 2020 111.7 111.7 109.8 Index Dec 2009=100
Anti-acne preparations, prescription
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Vitamin, nutrient, and hematinic preparations
Oct 2020 137.8 137.9 137.8 Index Jun 2001=100
Multivitamins
Oct 2020 107.0 107.0 106.9 Index Dec 2009=100
Other vitamins and nutrients
Oct 2020 130.9 131.1 130.9 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
Oct 2020 265.7 265.7 265.5 Index Jun 2001=100
Broad and medium spectrum antibiotics
Oct 2020 169.3 169.3 180.1 Index Dec 2009=100
Systemic antivirals
Oct 2020 179.7 179.7 176.1 Index Dec 2009=100
Other parasitic and infective diseases
Oct 2020 201.7 201.7 198.3 Index Dec 2009=100
Fats and oils, inedible
Oct 2020 208.4 209.4 194.1 Index 1982=100
Fats and oils, inedible
Oct 2020 208.4 209.4 194.1 Index 1982=100
Fats and oils, inedible
Oct 2020 208.4 209.4 194.1 Index 1982=100
Soybean oil, processed for inedible purposes
Oct 2020 128.7 129.3 120.2 Index Jun 1995=100
Crude soybean oil, degummed
Oct 2020 76.9 76.4 75.4 Index Dec 2007=100
Soybean oil, all other types
Oct 2020 83.0 84.1 74.6 Index Dec 2007=100
Lard, inedible tallow, and grease, except wool grease
Oct 2020 261.8 263.5 240.7 Index Jun 2002=100
Agricultural chemicals and chemical products
Oct 2020 212.3 208.7 211.5 Index 1982=100
Mixed fertilizers
Oct 2020 177.2 175.6 178.5 Index 1982=100
Mixed fertilizers
Oct 2020 187.0 185.3 188.3 Index Jun 1986=100
Mixed fertilizers
Oct 2020 187.0 185.3 188.3 Index Jun 1986=100
Mixed fertilizers, made in plants which manufacture fertilizer materials
Oct 2020 113.0 110.0 113.8 Index Dec 2009=100
Mixed fertilizers, dry, mixing only
Oct 2020 107.6 107.1 108.6 Index Dec 2009=100
Mixed fertilizers, liquid, mixing only
Oct 2020 109.9 109.7 109.4 Index Dec 2009=100
Fertilizer materials
Oct 2020 205.8 197.9 202.6 Index 1982=100
Nitrogenates
Oct 2020 240.5 231.1 251.8 Index 1982=100
Fertilizer materials of organic origin
Oct 2020 222.3 222.3 223.6 Index Dec 1993=100
Synthetic ammonia, nitric acid, ammonium compounds, and urea
Oct 2020 74.6 71.4 78.4 Index Dec 2014=100
Synthetic ammonia, nitric acid, and ammonium compounds
. . . . Index Jun 2003=100
Urea
. . . . Index 1982=100
Phosphates
Oct 2020 179.9 173.1 167.5 Index 1982=100
Phosphoric acid, 52-54 percent APA, superphosphates and other phosphate fertilizer materials
Oct 2020 77.9 74.9 72.5 Index Dec 2014=100
Superphosphates and other phosphate fertilizer materials
. . . . Index Jun 2003=100
Other agricultural chemicals
Oct 2020 195.3 195.3 196.0 Index 1982=100
Other agricultural chemicals
Oct 2020 195.3 195.3 196.0 Index 1982=100
Lawn and garden pesticides and chemicals
Oct 2020 155.9 155.9 157.9 Index Jun 2003=100
Household and institutional pesticides & chemicals
Oct 2020 147.2 147.2 143.3 Index Jun 2003=100
Agricultural and commercial pesticides and chemicals
Oct 2020 128.4 128.4 129.3 Index Jun 2003=100
Plastic resins and materials
Oct 2020 226.2 219.3 224.6 Index 1982=100
Thermoplastic resins and plastics materials
Oct 2020 228.1 218.9 224.7 Index 1982=100
Thermoplastic resins and plastics materials
Oct 2020 158.5 152.1 156.1 Index Dec 2003=100
Thermoplastic resins and plastics materials
Oct 2020 158.5 152.1 156.1 Index Dec 2003=100
Thermosetting resins and plastics materials
Oct 2020 230.6 237.7 240.5 Index 1982=100
Thermosetting resins and plastics materials
Oct 2020 164.3 169.4 171.4 Index Dec 1998=100
Thermosetting resins and plastics materials
Oct 2020 164.3 169.4 171.4 Index Dec 1998=100
Other chemicals and allied products
Oct 2020 206.4 206.0 207.5 Index 1982=100
Soaps and detergents
Oct 2020 184.3 183.9 182.7 Index 1982=100
Soaps and detergents
Oct 2020 177.0 176.7 175.4 Index Jun 1983=100
Soaps and detergents, commercial, industrial, & institutional
Oct 2020 249.4 247.7 245.8 Index Jun 1983=100
Hard surface soaps and detergents, commercial, industrial, & institutional
Oct 2020 100.6 100.6 97.7 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional laundry detergents
Oct 2020 115.4 115.4 114.3 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional dishwashing detergents
Oct 2020 120.6 118.4 118.3 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional metal cleaners
Oct 2020 117.5 117.5 117.2 Index Dec 2011=100
Dairy, farm, and food plant cleaners, sanitizers, etc
Oct 2020 109.2 109.2 109.1 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional soaps, excluding specialty cleaners
Oct 2020 116.5 116.5 115.1 Index Dec 2011=100
Household detergents
Oct 2020 152.1 152.4 151.7 Index 1982=100
Soaps, excluding specialty cleaners, household
Oct 2020 191.6 191.6 189.0 Index Jun 1983=100
Polish and other sanitation goods
Oct 2020 203.6 203.6 202.3 Index Jun 1983=100
Polish and other sanitation goods
Oct 2020 203.6 203.6 202.3 Index Jun 1983=100
Polishing preparations and related products
Oct 2020 240.7 240.6 237.5 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
Oct 2020 167.2 167.9 167.9 Index 1982=100
Shaving preparations
. . . . Index 1982=100
Shaving preparations
. . . . Index Jun 1999=100
Perfumes, toilet waters, and colognes
Oct 2020 174.4 . 174.4 Index 1982=100
Perfumes, toilet waters, and colognes
Oct 2020 108.8 . 108.8 Index Jun 1999=100
Hair preparations (including shampoos)
Oct 2020 191.8 194.4 194.1 Index 1982=100
Hair preparations (including shampoos)
Oct 2020 142.0 143.9 143.7 Index Jun 1999=100
Hair preparations (including shampoos), excluding hair tonics
Oct 2020 124.9 127.1 127.1 Index Dec 2011=100
Hair tonics, including hair and scalp conditioners
Oct 2020 105.2 105.2 104.7 Index Dec 2011=100
Dentifrices
Oct 2020 148.8 148.8 148.5 Index 1982=100
Mouthwashes, gargles, and rinses
Oct 2020 116.0 116.0 116.0 Index Dec 2011=100
Creams, lotions and oils, excluding shaving, hair, and deodorant
Oct 2020 117.8 118.1 118.0 Index Jun 1999=100
Creams, lotions and oils, excluding shaving, hair, and deodorant
Oct 2020 117.8 118.1 118.0 Index Jun 1999=100
Other cosmetics and toilet preparations
Oct 2020 111.8 112.0 112.1 Index Jun 1999=100
Other cosmetics and toilet preparations
Oct 2020 111.8 112.0 112.1 Index Jun 1999=100
Misc chemical prod and preparations
Oct 2020 245.3 244.1 248.3 Index 1982=100
Explosives, propellants, and blasting accessories
Oct 2020 230.2 229.5 229.9 Index 1982=100
Explosives, propellants, and blasting accessories
Oct 2020 141.5 141.1 141.3 Index Dec 2003=100
Industrial gases
Oct 2020 269.0 266.1 284.3 Index 1982=100
Carbon dioxide
Oct 2020 384.0 359.5 358.2 Index 1982=100
Nitrogen
Oct 2020 205.2 204.4 190.6 Index 1982=100
Oxygen
Oct 2020 309.3 307.6 311.3 Index 1982=100
Argon and hydrogen
Oct 2020 88.0 85.9 84.5 Index Jun 2009=100
Other industrial gases (including fluorocarbon)
Oct 2020 200.5 200.5 232.3 Index Jun 2009=100
Adhesives and sealants
Oct 2020 270.8 270.4 267.3 Index Dec 1983=100
Synthetic resin and rubber adhesives
Oct 2020 275.2 274.6 273.7 Index Dec 1983=100
Nonstructural caulking compounds and sealants
Oct 2020 125.3 125.3 121.9 Index Dec 2011=100
Surface active agents
Oct 2020 267.3 265.8 271.1 Index Dec 1983=100
Textile and leather assistants and finishes
Oct 2020 194.8 194.8 201.0 Index Dec 1983=100
Surfactants (bulk surface active agents)
Oct 2020 288.0 286.0 291.2 Index Dec 1983=100
Gum and wood chemicals, including wood distillation products
Oct 2020 401.0 391.8 404.1 Index Jun 1984=100
Gum and wood chemicals, including wood distillation products
Oct 2020 261.8 255.8 263.8 Index Dec 2003=100
Other miscellaneous chemical products
Oct 2020 212.9 212.3 215.0 Index 1982=100
Salt, evaporated and solar
. . . . Index Jun 1985=100
Carbon black
Oct 2020 352.6 344.5 366.0 Index Dec 1983=100
Printing ink
Oct 2020 216.5 216.5 217.9 Index Jun 1984=100
Letterpress printing inks
. . . . Index Dec 2011=100
Gravure printing inks
Oct 2020 103.2 103.2 103.3 Index Dec 2011=100
Lithographic and offset printing inks
Oct 2020 104.4 104.4 104.5 Index Dec 2011=100
News and nonheat web offset printing inks
Oct 2020 104.1 104.1 104.1 Index Dec 2011=100
Publication and commercial web inks
Oct 2020 103.1 103.1 103.1 Index Dec 2011=100
Sheet-fed general inks
Oct 2020 106.9 106.9 107.2 Index Dec 2011=100
Sheet-fed packaging inks
Oct 2020 105.5 105.5 105.9 Index Dec 2011=100
Flexographic printing inks
Oct 2020 110.5 110.5 106.9 Index Dec 2011=100
Nonimpact/digital inks
Oct 2020 163.3 163.4 168.1 Index Dec 2011=100
All other printing inks
Oct 2020 104.9 103.9 103.7 Index Dec 2011=100
Water-treating compounds
Oct 2020 164.0 163.6 174.2 Index Jun 1985=100
Automotive chemicals
Oct 2020 100.7 100.7 101.1 Index Jun 2009=100
Other chemical preparations, nec
Oct 2020 248.4 248.7 250.0 Index Jun 1985=100
   

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