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    Oct 2021
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Units
Chemicals and allied products
Oct 2021 347.4 348.8 281.6 Index 1982=100
Industrial chemicals
Oct 2021 335.4 345.2 227.7 Index 1982=100
Basic inorganic chemicals
Oct 2021 301.1 300.7 275.3 Index 1982=100
Inorganic chemicals, other than alkalies and chlorine
Oct 2021 300.2 302.6 277.4 Index 1982=100
Aluminum compounds
Oct 2021 131.4 135.6 138.5 Index Jun 1995=100
Inorganic acids, inc hydrochloric, sulfuric acid and other
Oct 2021 107.2 104.6 76.4 Index Dec 2008=100
Sulfuric acid
Oct 2021 204.2 200.3 131.7 Index Jun 1987=100
Lime
Oct 2021 274.9 275.3 267.6 Index 1982=100
Potassium & sodium compounds, ex bleaches
Oct 2021 335.0 331.4 309.7 Index Jun 2001=100
Rock salt
Oct 2021 401.1 399.1 395.0 Index Dec 1984=100
Other inorganic chemicals, nec
Oct 2021 164.1 167.2 155.2 Index Dec 2006=100
Potassium salts & boron
. . . . Index Jun 2007=100
Alkalies and chlorine, including natural sodium carbonate and sulfate
Oct 2021 359.4 351.0 320.4 Index 1982=100
Natural sodium carbonate and sulfate
Oct 2021 184.9 178.3 192.7 Index 1982=100
Basic organic chemicals
Oct 2021 341.9 353.4 220.9 Index 1982=100
Primary basic organic chemicals
Oct 2021 373.2 407.3 175.5 Index 1982=100
Aromatics
Oct 2021 244.5 256.7 119.5 Index Jun 2001=100
Liquid refinery gases
Oct 2021 389.8 430.0 180.1 Index Jun 2001=100
Cyclic intermediate chemicals and dyes
Oct 2021 279.4 273.1 193.8 Index 1982=100
Cyclic intermediate chemicals
Oct 2021 266.2 260.6 181.6 Index Jun 2001=100
Synthetic organic dyes
Oct 2021 108.2 103.7 94.4 Index Jun 2001=100
Other basic organics
Oct 2021 288.6 287.1 223.4 Index 1982=100
Ethanol (ethyl alcohol)
Oct 2021 296.0 293.0 181.3 Index 1982=100
Other basic organics, nec
Oct 2021 279.2 278.2 230.6 Index Jun 1987=100
Fatty acids
Oct 2021 218.7 196.1 122.9 Index Dec 2007=100
Bulk pesticides and other bulk synthetic organic agricultural chemicals, excluding preparation
Oct 2021 285.4 263.8 201.0 Index Dec 2007=100
Reagent and high-purity grades of organic chemicals refined from purchased technical grades
. . . . Index Dec 2008=100
Natural organic chemicals
Oct 2021 116.4 111.5 110.4 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 2021 122.2 118.3 118.0 Index Dec 2007=100
Synthetic organic plasticizers
Oct 2021 126.6 125.3 105.3 Index Dec 2007=100
Other synthetic organic chemicals
Oct 2021 95.3 96.9 72.7 Index Dec 2007=100
Miscellaneous end use chemicals and chemical products, excluding urea
Oct 2021 193.3 191.3 197.5 Index Dec 2007=100
Miscellaneous cyclic and acyclic chemicals and chemical products, excluding fatty acid esters
Oct 2021 126.4 131.6 83.7 Index Dec 2007=100
Paints and allied products
Oct 2021 333.1 332.2 301.7 Index 1982=100
Prepared paint
Oct 2021 345.3 342.0 306.2 Index 1982=100
Architectural coatings
Oct 2021 396.9 394.2 355.6 Index 1982=100
Architectural coatings
Oct 2021 217.7 216.3 195.1 Index Dec 2003=100
Exterior architectural coatings
Oct 2021 134.6 132.2 116.8 Index Dec 2012=100
Interior architectural coatings
Oct 2021 124.6 124.6 113.7 Index Dec 2012=100
OEM finishes excluding marine coatings
Oct 2021 225.4 221.0 200.4 Index Jun 1983=100
OEM finishes excluding marine coatings
Oct 2021 225.4 221.0 200.4 Index Jun 1983=100
Transportation finishes, except powdered and high-solids coatings
Oct 2021 115.3 110.3 109.6 Index Dec 2012=100
All other product finishes for original equipment manufacturers (OEM), excluding marine coating
Oct 2021 120.1 119.0 103.8 Index Dec 2012=100
Special purpose coatings, incl marine, industrial & construction coatings
Oct 2021 462.0 460.5 400.8 Index Jun 1983=100
Special purpose coatings, incl marine, industrial & construction coatings
Oct 2021 462.0 460.5 400.8 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 2021 281.3 288.0 274.8 Index 1982=100
Paint colors
Oct 2021 232.9 239.2 226.8 Index 1982=100
Iron oxide pigments
. . . . Index Jun 1983=100
Titanium pigments
. . . . Index 1982=100
Synthetic organic pigments
Oct 2021 169.3 168.5 150.1 Index Jun 1987=100
Other inorganic pigments
. . . . Index Jun 1983=100
Chrome colors
. . . . Index Dec 2008=100
All other inorganic pigments
. . . . Index Dec 2008=100
Kaolin and ball clay
Oct 2021 231.3 231.3 231.6 Index 1982=100
Kaolin and ball clay
Oct 2021 265.2 265.2 265.5 Index 1982=100
Allied and miscellaneous paint products
Oct 2021 380.3 372.7 329.5 Index Jun 1983=100
Allied and miscellaneous paint products
Oct 2021 380.3 372.7 329.5 Index Jun 1983=100
Allied and miscellaneous paint products
Oct 2021 215.3 211.0 186.5 Index Dec 2003=100
Drugs and pharmaceuticals
Oct 2021 628.2 630.3 616.1 Index 1982=100
Medicinal and botanical chemicals, drugs, and other products
Oct 2021 181.3 181.0 181.7 Index 1982=100
Medicinal and botanical chemicals, drugs, and other products
Oct 2021 181.3 181.1 181.7 Index Jun 1982=100
Medicinal and botanical chemicals, drugs, and other products
Oct 2021 181.3 181.1 181.7 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 2021 296.6 296.9 282.7 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 2021 128.0 128.5 123.7 Index Jun 2009=100
In-vitro diagnostics
Oct 2021 205.6 206.0 204.3 Index 1982=100
Biological products for human use
Oct 2021 147.6 147.7 137.8 Index Jun 2009=100
Pharmaceutical preparations
Oct 2021 276.5 277.7 272.8 Index Jun 2001=100
Pharmaceuticals affecting neoplasms, the endocrine system, & metabolic diseases
Oct 2021 305.6 305.4 299.6 Index Jun 2001=100
Cancer therapy products
Oct 2021 109.9 109.9 106.5 Index Dec 2009=100
Insulin/antidiabetes products
Oct 2021 299.4 298.8 290.1 Index Dec 2009=100
Hormones and oral contraceptives
Oct 2021 222.7 222.7 220.2 Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the central nervous system and the sense organs
Oct 2021 315.3 320.3 312.3 Index Jun 2001=100
Analgesics
Oct 2021 262.6 272.9 262.2 Index Dec 2009=100
Analgesics, over-the-counter
Oct 2021 252.1 252.1 251.5 Index Jun 1981=100
Analgesics, prescription
Oct 2021 2,255.3 2,347.4 2,251.6 Index Jun 1981=100
Psychotherapeutics
Oct 2021 181.4 181.4 177.2 Index Dec 2009=100
Antidepressants
Oct 2021 180.5 180.5 176.3 Index Dec 2009=100
Other psychotherapeutics, including tranquilizers
Oct 2021 196.4 196.4 191.9 Index Dec 2009=100
Anticonvulsants
Oct 2021 238.1 238.1 233.0 Index Dec 2009=100
Other central nervous system and sense organs
Oct 2021 190.4 190.4 188.1 Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the cardiovascular system
Oct 2021 424.4 424.4 415.3 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 2021 321.8 321.8 316.5 Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the respiratory system
Oct 2021 229.2 229.2 226.2 Index Jun 2001=100
Antihistamines and bronchodilators, including antiasthmatics
Oct 2021 157.7 157.7 157.7 Index Dec 2007=100
Other respiratory preparations
Oct 2021 197.6 197.6 194.2 Index Dec 2007=100
Other respiratory preparations, over-the-counter
Oct 2021 117.0 117.0 117.0 Index Dec 2007=100
Other respiratory preparations, prescription
Oct 2021 220.1 220.1 215.7 Index Dec 2007=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the digestive or the genito-urinary systems
Oct 2021 201.4 201.4 201.3 Index Jun 2001=100
Antispasmodic/antisecretory
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Other digestive or genito-urinary preparations
Oct 2021 146.5 146.5 146.4 Index Dec 2009=100
Other digestive or genito-urinary preparations, over-the-counter
Oct 2021 127.6 127.6 126.5 Index Jun 2001=100
Other digestive or genito-urinary preparations, prescription
Oct 2021 220.9 220.9 221.0 Index Jun 2001=100
Antacids
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the skin
Oct 2021 189.5 189.5 189.7 Index Jun 2001=100
Emollients and protectives, including burn remedies
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Other pharmaceutical preparations acting on the skin
Oct 2021 124.1 124.1 124.4 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 2021 111.7 111.7 111.7 Index Dec 2009=100
Anti-acne preparations, prescription
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Vitamin, nutrient, and hematinic preparations
Oct 2021 139.6 139.7 137.8 Index Jun 2001=100
Multivitamins
Oct 2021 108.6 108.6 107.0 Index Dec 2009=100
Other vitamins and nutrients
Oct 2021 132.5 132.7 130.9 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 2021 268.8 268.8 265.7 Index Jun 2001=100
Broad and medium spectrum antibiotics
Oct 2021 169.5 169.5 169.3 Index Dec 2009=100
Systemic antivirals
Oct 2021 183.7 183.7 179.7 Index Dec 2009=100
Other parasitic and infective diseases
Oct 2021 204.1 204.1 201.7 Index Dec 2009=100
Fats and oils, inedible
Oct 2021 364.2 365.8 208.4 Index 1982=100
Fats and oils, inedible
Oct 2021 364.2 365.8 208.4 Index 1982=100
Fats and oils, inedible
Oct 2021 364.2 365.8 208.4 Index 1982=100
Soybean oil, processed for inedible purposes
Oct 2021 217.7 219.6 128.6 Index Jun 1995=100
Crude soybean oil, degummed
Oct 2021 90.9 92.0 76.9 Index Dec 2007=100
Soybean oil, all other types
Oct 2021 172.9 174.1 82.9 Index Dec 2007=100
Lard, inedible tallow, and grease, except wool grease
Oct 2021 524.1 518.0 263.0 Index Jun 2002=100
Agricultural chemicals and chemical products
Oct 2021 289.0 283.9 211.3 Index 1982=100
Mixed fertilizers
Oct 2021 241.7 229.6 177.4 Index 1982=100
Mixed fertilizers
Oct 2021 255.0 242.2 187.2 Index Jun 1986=100
Mixed fertilizers
Oct 2021 255.0 242.2 187.2 Index Jun 1986=100
Mixed fertilizers, made in plants which manufacture fertilizer materials
Oct 2021 208.2 210.3 113.0 Index Dec 2009=100
Mixed fertilizers, dry, mixing only
Oct 2021 126.5 116.8 107.7 Index Dec 2009=100
Mixed fertilizers, liquid, mixing only
Oct 2021 156.5 143.1 109.9 Index Dec 2009=100
Fertilizer materials
Oct 2021 353.8 348.4 205.8 Index 1982=100
Nitrogenates
Oct 2021 366.2 367.8 240.6 Index 1982=100
Fertilizer materials of organic origin
. . . . Index Dec 1993=100
Synthetic ammonia, nitric acid, ammonium compounds, and urea
Oct 2021 117.3 117.8 74.6 Index Dec 2014=100
Synthetic ammonia, nitric acid, and ammonium compounds
. . . . Index Jun 2003=100
Urea
. . . . Index 1982=100
Phosphates
Oct 2021 339.4 329.5 179.8 Index 1982=100
Phosphoric acid, 52-54 percent APA, superphosphates and other phosphate fertilizer materials
Oct 2021 146.9 142.7 77.9 Index Dec 2014=100
Superphosphates and other phosphate fertilizer materials
. . . . Index Jun 2003=100
Other agricultural chemicals
Oct 2021 202.1 201.2 193.2 Index 1982=100
Other agricultural chemicals
Oct 2021 202.1 201.2 193.2 Index 1982=100
Lawn and garden pesticides and chemicals
Oct 2021 166.4 161.6 156.1 Index Jun 2003=100
Household and institutional pesticides & chemicals
Oct 2021 151.5 149.4 147.2 Index Jun 2003=100
Agricultural and commercial pesticides and chemicals
Oct 2021 132.6 132.5 126.7 Index Jun 2003=100
Plastic resins and materials
Oct 2021 327.7 317.2 223.7 Index 1982=100
Thermoplastic resins and plastics materials
Oct 2021 340.5 328.3 225.2 Index 1982=100
Thermoplastic resins and plastics materials
Oct 2021 236.6 228.1 156.5 Index Dec 2003=100
Thermoplastic resins and plastics materials
Oct 2021 236.6 228.1 156.5 Index Dec 2003=100
Thermosetting resins and plastics materials
Oct 2021 271.2 270.5 230.6 Index 1982=100
Thermosetting resins and plastics materials
Oct 2021 193.3 192.8 164.3 Index Dec 1998=100
Thermosetting resins and plastics materials
Oct 2021 193.3 192.8 164.3 Index Dec 1998=100
Other chemicals and allied products
Oct 2021 220.4 218.5 206.6 Index 1982=100
Soaps and detergents
Oct 2021 193.5 192.5 184.3 Index 1982=100
Soaps and detergents
Oct 2021 185.9 184.9 177.0 Index Jun 1983=100
Soaps and detergents, commercial, industrial, & institutional
Oct 2021 258.0 255.6 249.4 Index Jun 1983=100
Hard surface soaps and detergents, commercial, industrial, & institutional
Oct 2021 104.3 104.1 100.6 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional laundry detergents
Oct 2021 120.0 118.9 115.4 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional dishwashing detergents
Oct 2021 121.9 120.4 120.6 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional metal cleaners
Oct 2021 127.9 130.0 117.5 Index Dec 2011=100
Dairy, farm, and food plant cleaners, sanitizers, etc
Oct 2021 117.8 117.9 109.2 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional soaps, excluding specialty cleaners
Oct 2021 124.0 121.7 116.6 Index Dec 2011=100
Household detergents
Oct 2021 162.7 162.5 152.1 Index 1982=100
Soaps, excluding specialty cleaners, household
Oct 2021 197.5 196.4 191.5 Index Jun 1983=100
Polish and other sanitation goods
Oct 2021 209.3 208.8 203.6 Index Jun 1983=100
Polish and other sanitation goods
Oct 2021 209.3 208.8 203.6 Index Jun 1983=100
Polishing preparations and related products
Oct 2021 251.7 251.7 240.6 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
Oct 2021 169.8 169.4 167.6 Index 1982=100
Shaving preparations
Oct 2021 162.6 . . Index 1982=100
Shaving preparations
Oct 2021 143.9 . . Index Jun 1999=100
Perfumes, toilet waters, and colognes
Oct 2021 174.4 . 174.4 Index 1982=100
Perfumes, toilet waters, and colognes
Oct 2021 108.8 . 108.8 Index Jun 1999=100
Hair preparations (including shampoos)
Oct 2021 195.5 193.9 193.5 Index 1982=100
Hair preparations (including shampoos)
Oct 2021 144.7 143.5 143.2 Index Jun 1999=100
Hair preparations (including shampoos), excluding hair tonics
Oct 2021 127.5 126.3 126.3 Index Dec 2011=100
Hair tonics, including hair and scalp conditioners
Oct 2021 107.0 106.2 105.2 Index Dec 2011=100
Dentifrices
Oct 2021 149.0 148.9 148.8 Index 1982=100
Mouthwashes, gargles, and rinses
Oct 2021 116.0 . 116.0 Index Dec 2011=100
Creams, lotions and oils, excluding shaving, hair, and deodorant
Oct 2021 118.3 118.3 117.9 Index Jun 1999=100
Creams, lotions and oils, excluding shaving, hair, and deodorant
Oct 2021 118.3 118.3 117.9 Index Jun 1999=100
Other cosmetics and toilet preparations
Oct 2021 114.7 114.7 111.9 Index Jun 1999=100
Other cosmetics and toilet preparations
Oct 2021 114.7 114.7 111.9 Index Jun 1999=100
Misc chemical prod and preparations
Oct 2021 271.7 267.8 245.4 Index 1982=100
Explosives, propellants, and blasting accessories
Oct 2021 239.9 238.1 230.2 Index 1982=100
Explosives, propellants, and blasting accessories
Oct 2021 147.4 146.4 141.5 Index Dec 2003=100
Industrial gases
Oct 2021 291.7 293.1 271.8 Index 1982=100
Carbon dioxide
Oct 2021 407.7 405.9 382.4 Index 1982=100
Nitrogen
Oct 2021 249.8 241.2 205.2 Index 1982=100
Oxygen
Oct 2021 390.6 368.8 309.3 Index 1982=100
Argon and hydrogen
Oct 2021 83.0 81.8 88.0 Index Jun 2009=100
Other industrial gases (including fluorocarbon)
Oct 2021 213.8 222.0 204.9 Index Jun 2009=100
Adhesives and sealants
Oct 2021 292.4 287.9 270.5 Index Dec 1983=100
Synthetic resin and rubber adhesives
Oct 2021 300.8 294.7 275.1 Index Dec 1983=100
Nonstructural caulking compounds and sealants
Oct 2021 132.9 132.6 125.2 Index Dec 2011=100
Surface active agents
Oct 2021 318.0 309.6 267.3 Index Dec 1983=100
Textile and leather assistants and finishes
Oct 2021 216.7 214.9 194.8 Index Dec 1983=100
Surfactants (bulk surface active agents)
Oct 2021 346.2 336.1 288.0 Index Dec 1983=100
Gum and wood chemicals, including wood distillation products
Oct 2021 437.4 433.4 398.1 Index Jun 1984=100
Gum and wood chemicals, including wood distillation products
Oct 2021 285.6 282.9 259.9 Index Dec 2003=100
Other miscellaneous chemical products
Oct 2021 232.7 229.4 212.7 Index 1982=100
Salt, evaporated and solar
. . . . Index Jun 1985=100
Carbon black
Oct 2021 467.7 457.7 349.1 Index Dec 1983=100
Printing ink
Oct 2021 237.3 232.7 219.9 Index Jun 1984=100
Letterpress printing inks
. . . . Index Dec 2011=100
Gravure printing inks
Oct 2021 104.3 104.3 103.2 Index Dec 2011=100
Lithographic and offset printing inks
Oct 2021 118.4 114.7 104.7 Index Dec 2011=100
News and nonheat web offset printing inks
Oct 2021 126.4 120.4 104.1 Index Dec 2011=100
Publication and commercial web inks
Oct 2021 117.3 113.4 103.4 Index Dec 2011=100
Sheet-fed general inks
Oct 2021 117.1 114.8 106.9 Index Dec 2011=100
Sheet-fed packaging inks
Oct 2021 115.9 113.1 106.5 Index Dec 2011=100
Flexographic printing inks
Oct 2021 132.1 126.9 110.5 Index Dec 2011=100
Nonimpact/digital inks
Oct 2021 171.5 170.9 169.2 Index Dec 2011=100
All other printing inks
Oct 2021 108.5 107.1 105.1 Index Dec 2011=100
Water-treating compounds
Oct 2021 211.9 198.9 164.0 Index Jun 1985=100
Automotive chemicals
Oct 2021 108.3 108.0 100.7 Index Jun 2009=100
Other chemical preparations, nec
Oct 2021 257.6 257.0 247.2 Index Jun 1985=100
   

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