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    Aug 2019
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Units
Chemicals and allied products
Aug 2019 287.8 290.8 298.2 Index 1982=100
Industrial chemicals
Aug 2019 248.3 256.3 279.7 Index 1982=100
Basic inorganic chemicals
Aug 2019 278.4 277.8 279.0 Index 1982=100
Inorganic chemicals, other than alkalies and chlorine
Aug 2019 279.4 279.5 273.9 Index 1982=100
Aluminum compounds
Aug 2019 138.2 138.2 135.6 Index Jun 1995=100
Inorganic acids, inc hydrochloric, sulfuric acid and other
Aug 2019 104.9 106.4 105.8 Index Dec 2008=100
Sulfuric acid
Aug 2019 138.8 138.1 138.2 Index Jun 1987=100
Lime
Aug 2019 261.6 260.7 246.5 Index 1982=100
Potassium & sodium compounds, ex bleaches
Aug 2019 299.6 299.5 287.4 Index Jun 2001=100
Rock salt
Aug 2019 396.7 391.4 394.7 Index Dec 1984=100
Other inorganic chemicals, nec
Aug 2019 148.4 148.3 146.3 Index Dec 2006=100
Potassium salts & boron
. . . . Index Jun 2007=100
Alkalies and chlorine, including natural sodium carbonate and sulfate
Aug 2019 327.2 324.4 345.1 Index 1982=100
Natural sodium carbonate and sulfate
Aug 2019 192.9 192.4 187.0 Index 1982=100
Basic organic chemicals
Aug 2019 244.3 253.7 280.7 Index 1982=100
Primary basic organic chemicals
Aug 2019 217.8 232.7 291.8 Index 1982=100
Aromatics
Aug 2019 300.7 355.7 336.7 Index Jun 2001=100
Liquid refinery gases
Aug 2019 158.7 154.9 241.8 Index Jun 2001=100
Cyclic intermediate chemicals and dyes
Aug 2019 218.9 218.3 215.9 Index 1982=100
Cyclic intermediate chemicals
Aug 2019 196.7 198.1 203.4 Index Jun 2001=100
Synthetic organic dyes
Aug 2019 158.6 146.1 97.7 Index Jun 2001=100
Other basic organics
Aug 2019 233.0 238.8 246.5 Index 1982=100
Ethanol (ethyl alcohol)
Aug 2019 186.3 202.6 185.4 Index 1982=100
Other basic organics, nec
Aug 2019 241.4 243.9 258.9 Index Jun 1987=100
Fatty acids
Aug 2019 120.7 120.8 143.5 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
Aug 2019 110.9 111.2 110.6 Index Dec 2008=100
Synthetic organic alcohols, mixed and unmixed
. . . . Index Dec 2007=100
Synthetic organic chemicals for use as flavor and perfume materials
Aug 2019 122.8 121.1 121.5 Index Dec 2007=100
Synthetic organic plasticizers
Aug 2019 112.3 111.9 121.3 Index Dec 2007=100
Other synthetic organic chemicals
Aug 2019 75.2 77.3 87.7 Index Dec 2007=100
Miscellaneous end use chemicals and chemical products, excluding urea
Aug 2019 194.0 195.3 184.8 Index Dec 2007=100
Miscellaneous cyclic and acyclic chemicals and chemical products, excluding fatty acid esters
Aug 2019 101.3 102.7 123.1 Index Dec 2007=100
Paints and allied products
Aug 2019 294.9 295.4 283.2 Index 1982=100
Prepared paint
Aug 2019 299.8 300.5 286.9 Index 1982=100
Architectural coatings
Aug 2019 342.7 346.2 321.7 Index 1982=100
Architectural coatings
Aug 2019 188.0 189.9 176.5 Index Dec 2003=100
Exterior architectural coatings
Aug 2019 113.5 114.7 107.8 Index Dec 2012=100
Interior architectural coatings
Aug 2019 109.0 110.1 101.7 Index Dec 2012=100
OEM finishes excluding marine coatings
Aug 2019 200.6 200.2 198.8 Index Jun 1983=100
OEM finishes excluding marine coatings
Aug 2019 200.6 200.2 198.8 Index Jun 1983=100
Transportation finishes, except powdered and high-solids coatings
Aug 2019 110.0 110.1 108.6 Index Dec 2012=100
All other product finishes for original equipment manufacturers (OEM), excluding marine coating
Aug 2019 103.7 103.4 103.0 Index Dec 2012=100
Special purpose coatings, incl marine, industrial & construction coatings
Aug 2019 393.4 390.9 373.5 Index Jun 1983=100
Special purpose coatings, incl marine, industrial & construction coatings
Aug 2019 393.4 390.9 373.5 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
Aug 2019 266.5 266.6 256.5 Index 1982=100
Paint colors
Aug 2019 220.1 220.2 211.4 Index 1982=100
Iron oxide pigments
Aug 2019 277.7 278.0 266.4 Index Jun 1983=100
Titanium pigments
. . . . Index 1982=100
Synthetic organic pigments
Aug 2019 150.4 151.8 151.1 Index Jun 1987=100
Other inorganic pigments
Aug 2019 261.4 259.0 259.2 Index Jun 1983=100
Chrome colors
Aug 2019 96.9 96.1 98.1 Index Dec 2008=100
All other inorganic pigments
Aug 2019 111.3 110.2 108.1 Index Dec 2008=100
Kaolin and ball clay
Aug 2019 223.8 223.8 218.5 Index 1982=100
Kaolin and ball clay
Aug 2019 256.5 256.5 250.5 Index 1982=100
Allied and miscellaneous paint products
Aug 2019 327.7 327.3 326.4 Index Jun 1983=100
Allied and miscellaneous paint products
Aug 2019 327.7 327.3 326.4 Index Jun 1983=100
Allied and miscellaneous paint products
Aug 2019 185.5 185.3 184.8 Index Dec 2003=100
Drugs and pharmaceuticals
Aug 2019 606.0 605.5 586.4 Index 1982=100
Medicinal and botanical chemicals, drugs, and other products
Aug 2019 182.4 181.4 181.9 Index 1982=100
Medicinal and botanical chemicals, drugs, and other products
Aug 2019 182.4 181.4 182.0 Index Jun 1982=100
Medicinal and botanical chemicals, drugs, and other products
Aug 2019 182.4 181.4 182.0 Index Jun 1982=100
Veterinary pharmaceutical preparations
Aug 2019 185.5 . 183.4 Index 1982=100
Veterinary pharmaceutical preparations
Aug 2019 184.2 . 182.2 Index Dec 1987=100
Veterinary pharmaceutical preparations
Aug 2019 140.5 . 139.0 Index Jun 2001=100
Veterinary pharmaceutical preparations, prescription
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Biological products, including diagnostics
Aug 2019 276.1 275.3 266.8 Index 1982=100
Biological products, excluding diagnostics, for veterinary, industrial, and all other misc use
Aug 2019 144.3 144.9 136.3 Index Dec 2004=100
Biological veterinary vaccines, bacterins, toxoids, other antigens, and other biologics
. . . . Index Jun 2009=100
Diagnostics
Aug 2019 121.8 120.7 120.6 Index Jun 2009=100
In-vitro diagnostics
Aug 2019 205.1 202.8 203.1 Index 1982=100
Biological products for human use
Aug 2019 133.6 133.6 127.6 Index Jun 2009=100
Pharmaceutical preparations
Aug 2019 268.5 268.4 259.1 Index Jun 2001=100
Pharmaceuticals affecting neoplasms, the endocrine system, & metabolic diseases
Aug 2019 292.6 292.5 286.0 Index Jun 2001=100
Cancer therapy products
Aug 2019 102.7 102.7 99.2 Index Dec 2009=100
Insulin/antidiabetes products
Aug 2019 279.4 279.4 270.3 Index Dec 2009=100
Hormones and oral contraceptives
Aug 2019 218.1 218.2 215.2 Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the central nervous system and the sense organs
Aug 2019 307.3 307.2 287.3 Index Jun 2001=100
Analgesics
Aug 2019 263.7 263.6 236.3 Index Dec 2009=100
Analgesics, over-the-counter
Aug 2019 250.6 250.0 249.7 Index Jun 1981=100
Analgesics, prescription
Aug 2019 2,265.1 2,265.1 2,018.8 Index Jun 1981=100
Psychotherapeutics
Aug 2019 180.9 180.9 176.0 Index Dec 2009=100
Antidepressants
Aug 2019 179.3 179.3 173.7 Index Dec 2009=100
Other psychotherapeutics, including tranquilizers
Aug 2019 196.7 196.7 192.1 Index Dec 2009=100
Anticonvulsants
Aug 2019 223.2 223.2 218.8 Index Dec 2009=100
Other central nervous system and sense organs
Aug 2019 179.4 179.4 171.9 Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the cardiovascular system
Aug 2019 405.6 405.6 381.4 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
Aug 2019 309.1 309.1 287.2 Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the respiratory system
Aug 2019 220.4 220.4 214.8 Index Jun 2001=100
Antihistamines and bronchodilators, including antiasthmatics
Aug 2019 156.9 156.9 155.1 Index Dec 2007=100
Other respiratory preparations
Aug 2019 187.8 187.8 182.0 Index Dec 2007=100
Other respiratory preparations, over-the-counter
Aug 2019 113.8 113.8 113.8 Index Dec 2007=100
Other respiratory preparations, prescription
Aug 2019 208.4 208.4 200.9 Index Dec 2007=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the digestive or the genito-urinary systems
Aug 2019 206.0 206.4 211.2 Index Jun 2001=100
Antispasmodic/antisecretory
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Other digestive or genito-urinary preparations
Aug 2019 149.9 150.2 153.7 Index Dec 2009=100
Other digestive or genito-urinary preparations, over-the-counter
Aug 2019 125.8 125.8 124.6 Index Jun 2001=100
Other digestive or genito-urinary preparations, prescription
Aug 2019 227.3 227.7 234.0 Index Jun 2001=100
Antacids
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the skin
Aug 2019 185.7 185.7 185.8 Index Jun 2001=100
Emollients and protectives, including burn remedies
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Other pharmaceutical preparations acting on the skin
Aug 2019 115.4 115.4 115.5 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
Aug 2019 109.8 109.8 127.3 Index Dec 2009=100
Anti-acne preparations, prescription
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Vitamin, nutrient, and hematinic preparations
Aug 2019 137.9 137.4 136.5 Index Jun 2001=100
Multivitamins
Aug 2019 106.9 106.9 107.1 Index Dec 2009=100
Other vitamins and nutrients
Aug 2019 130.8 130.1 128.1 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
Aug 2019 265.6 265.7 258.5 Index Jun 2001=100
Broad and medium spectrum antibiotics
Aug 2019 180.1 180.1 173.8 Index Dec 2009=100
Systemic antivirals
Aug 2019 176.0 176.0 174.7 Index Dec 2009=100
Other parasitic and infective diseases
Aug 2019 198.5 198.6 192.7 Index Dec 2009=100
Fats and oils, inedible
Aug 2019 193.6 190.6 184.4 Index 1982=100
Fats and oils, inedible
Aug 2019 193.6 190.6 184.4 Index 1982=100
Fats and oils, inedible
Aug 2019 193.6 190.6 184.4 Index 1982=100
Soybean oil, processed for inedible purposes
Aug 2019 118.1 115.4 113.7 Index Jun 1995=100
Crude soybean oil, degummed
Aug 2019 74.9 74.9 69.2 Index Dec 2007=100
Soybean oil, all other types
Aug 2019 72.6 69.5 72.2 Index Dec 2007=100
Lard, inedible tallow, and grease, except wool grease
Aug 2019 257.1 261.0 233.7 Index Jun 2002=100
Agricultural chemicals and chemical products
Aug 2019 222.1 224.4 221.3 Index 1982=100
Mixed fertilizers
Aug 2019 179.5 180.7 182.8 Index 1982=100
Mixed fertilizers
Aug 2019 189.5 190.7 192.9 Index Jun 1986=100
Mixed fertilizers
Aug 2019 189.5 190.7 192.9 Index Jun 1986=100
Mixed fertilizers, made in plants which manufacture fertilizer materials
Aug 2019 116.9 117.8 140.6 Index Dec 2009=100
Mixed fertilizers, dry, mixing only
Aug 2019 107.9 108.0 103.4 Index Dec 2009=100
Mixed fertilizers, liquid, mixing only
Aug 2019 112.3 116.4 108.7 Index Dec 2009=100
Fertilizer materials
Aug 2019 213.4 218.6 225.2 Index 1982=100
Nitrogenates
Aug 2019 258.0 270.2 248.6 Index 1982=100
Fertilizer materials of organic origin
Aug 2019 223.6 223.6 222.5 Index Dec 1993=100
Synthetic ammonia, nitric acid, ammonium compounds, and urea
Aug 2019 80.5 84.6 77.3 Index Dec 2014=100
Synthetic ammonia, nitric acid, and ammonium compounds
. . . . Index Jun 2003=100
Urea
. . . . Index 1982=100
Phosphates
Aug 2019 181.1 181.6 206.1 Index 1982=100
Phosphoric acid, 52-54 percent APA, superphosphates and other phosphate fertilizer materials
Aug 2019 78.4 78.6 89.2 Index Dec 2014=100
Superphosphates and other phosphate fertilizer materials
. . . . Index Jun 2003=100
Other agricultural chemicals
Aug 2019 208.6 208.6 195.3 Index 1982=100
Other agricultural chemicals
Aug 2019 208.6 208.6 195.3 Index 1982=100
Lawn and garden pesticides and chemicals
Aug 2019 157.2 157.2 144.6 Index Jun 2003=100
Household and institutional pesticides & chemicals
Aug 2019 144.1 143.7 139.7 Index Jun 2003=100
Agricultural and commercial pesticides and chemicals
Aug 2019 139.2 139.3 129.9 Index Jun 2003=100
Plastic resins and materials
Aug 2019 224.8 226.8 252.3 Index 1982=100
Thermoplastic resins and plastics materials
Aug 2019 223.9 227.1 257.5 Index 1982=100
Thermoplastic resins and plastics materials
Aug 2019 155.6 157.8 178.9 Index Dec 2003=100
Thermoplastic resins and plastics materials
Aug 2019 155.6 157.8 178.9 Index Dec 2003=100
Thermosetting resins and plastics materials
Aug 2019 246.9 241.7 238.3 Index 1982=100
Thermosetting resins and plastics materials
Aug 2019 176.0 172.3 169.8 Index Dec 1998=100
Thermosetting resins and plastics materials
Aug 2019 176.0 172.3 169.8 Index Dec 1998=100
Other chemicals and allied products
Aug 2019 207.4 207.0 204.6 Index 1982=100
Soaps and detergents
Aug 2019 182.7 182.5 181.5 Index 1982=100
Soaps and detergents
Aug 2019 175.5 175.2 174.3 Index Jun 1983=100
Soaps and detergents, commercial, industrial, & institutional
Aug 2019 246.1 245.4 243.3 Index Jun 1983=100
Hard surface soaps and detergents, commercial, industrial, & institutional
Aug 2019 97.7 97.7 97.0 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional laundry detergents
Aug 2019 115.1 114.0 111.5 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional dishwashing detergents
Aug 2019 118.7 118.7 117.5 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional metal cleaners
Aug 2019 117.8 115.7 112.5 Index Dec 2011=100
Dairy, farm, and food plant cleaners, sanitizers, etc
Aug 2019 108.7 109.5 115.2 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional soaps, excluding specialty cleaners
Aug 2019 113.6 113.4 112.4 Index Dec 2011=100
Household detergents
Aug 2019 151.7 151.6 151.4 Index 1982=100
Soaps, excluding specialty cleaners, household
Aug 2019 188.8 188.6 188.7 Index Jun 1983=100
Polish and other sanitation goods
Aug 2019 199.8 198.8 195.4 Index Jun 1983=100
Polish and other sanitation goods
Aug 2019 199.8 198.8 195.4 Index Jun 1983=100
Polishing preparations and related products
Aug 2019 238.4 235.9 236.6 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
Aug 2019 166.7 166.7 165.2 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)
Aug 2019 194.0 194.0 193.8 Index 1982=100
Hair preparations (including shampoos)
Aug 2019 143.6 143.6 143.4 Index Jun 1999=100
Hair preparations (including shampoos), excluding hair tonics
Aug 2019 127.0 127.0 127.0 Index Dec 2011=100
Hair tonics, including hair and scalp conditioners
Aug 2019 104.7 104.7 104.3 Index Dec 2011=100
Dentifrices
Aug 2019 139.5 139.5 135.3 Index 1982=100
Mouthwashes, gargles, and rinses
Aug 2019 103.8 103.8 103.8 Index Dec 2011=100
Creams, lotions and oils, excluding shaving, hair, and deodorant
Aug 2019 118.0 118.0 115.7 Index Jun 1999=100
Creams, lotions and oils, excluding shaving, hair, and deodorant
Aug 2019 118.0 118.0 115.7 Index Jun 1999=100
Other cosmetics and toilet preparations
Aug 2019 111.9 111.9 111.4 Index Jun 1999=100
Other cosmetics and toilet preparations
Aug 2019 111.9 111.9 111.4 Index Jun 1999=100
Misc chemical prod and preparations
Aug 2019 249.5 249.0 245.5 Index 1982=100
Explosives, propellants, and blasting accessories
Aug 2019 231.1 231.4 227.3 Index 1982=100
Explosives, propellants, and blasting accessories
Aug 2019 142.1 142.3 139.7 Index Dec 2003=100
Industrial gases
Aug 2019 283.4 282.7 250.8 Index 1982=100
Carbon dioxide
Aug 2019 359.0 355.9 343.8 Index 1982=100
Nitrogen
Aug 2019 188.5 190.2 175.6 Index 1982=100
Oxygen
Aug 2019 311.8 309.5 293.8 Index 1982=100
Argon and hydrogen
Aug 2019 86.9 86.7 104.1 Index Jun 2009=100
Other industrial gases (including fluorocarbon)
Aug 2019 229.5 228.7 174.3 Index Jun 2009=100
Adhesives and sealants
Aug 2019 267.5 267.1 262.2 Index Dec 1983=100
Synthetic resin and rubber adhesives
Aug 2019 274.2 273.8 270.4 Index Dec 1983=100
Nonstructural caulking compounds and sealants
Aug 2019 121.0 120.1 116.4 Index Dec 2011=100
Surface active agents
Aug 2019 273.3 273.8 283.2 Index Dec 1983=100
Textile and leather assistants and finishes
Aug 2019 201.0 201.0 201.0 Index Dec 1983=100
Surfactants (bulk surface active agents)
Aug 2019 294.0 294.5 306.4 Index Dec 1983=100
Gum and wood chemicals, including wood distillation products
Aug 2019 407.2 402.2 400.5 Index Jun 1984=100
Gum and wood chemicals, including wood distillation products
Aug 2019 265.8 262.6 261.5 Index Dec 2003=100
Other miscellaneous chemical products
Aug 2019 216.5 215.9 215.1 Index 1982=100
Salt, evaporated and solar
. . . . Index Jun 1985=100
Carbon black
Aug 2019 380.2 382.8 367.5 Index Dec 1983=100
Printing ink
Aug 2019 218.1 216.8 214.2 Index Jun 1984=100
Letterpress printing inks
. . . . Index Dec 2011=100
Gravure printing inks
Aug 2019 103.3 103.3 103.1 Index Dec 2011=100
Lithographic and offset printing inks
Aug 2019 104.5 104.5 104.1 Index Dec 2011=100
News and nonheat web offset printing inks
Aug 2019 104.1 104.1 104.1 Index Dec 2011=100
Publication and commercial web inks
Aug 2019 103.1 103.1 103.0 Index Dec 2011=100
Sheet-fed general inks
Aug 2019 107.1 107.1 106.5 Index Dec 2011=100
Sheet-fed packaging inks
Aug 2019 105.8 105.8 104.7 Index Dec 2011=100
Flexographic printing inks
Aug 2019 106.8 106.8 103.5 Index Dec 2011=100
Nonimpact/digital inks
Aug 2019 168.6 165.9 163.8 Index Dec 2011=100
All other printing inks
Aug 2019 103.6 105.1 102.7 Index Dec 2011=100
Water-treating compounds
Aug 2019 175.9 174.5 175.7 Index Jun 1985=100
Automotive chemicals
Aug 2019 100.9 100.9 99.5 Index Jun 2009=100
Other chemical preparations, nec
Aug 2019 252.7 253.1 252.6 Index Jun 1985=100
   

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