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    May 2019
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Units
Chemicals and allied products
May 2019 290.6 289.3 293.3 Index 1982=100
Industrial chemicals
May 2019 257.4 255.9 270.9 Index 1982=100
Basic inorganic chemicals
May 2019 282.3 283.3 276.9 Index 1982=100
Inorganic chemicals, other than alkalies and chlorine
May 2019 283.9 284.5 271.9 Index 1982=100
Aluminum compounds
May 2019 138.2 138.2 132.5 Index Jun 1995=100
Inorganic acids, inc hydrochloric, sulfuric acid and other
May 2019 110.2 111.1 104.8 Index Dec 2008=100
Sulfuric acid
May 2019 146.8 150.8 136.2 Index Jun 1987=100
Lime
May 2019 257.7 256.8 247.2 Index 1982=100
Potassium & sodium compounds, ex bleaches
May 2019 298.9 299.9 286.1 Index Jun 2001=100
Rock salt
May 2019 403.1 382.1 374.4 Index Dec 1984=100
Other inorganic chemicals, nec
May 2019 151.6 152.4 145.7 Index Dec 2006=100
Potassium salts & boron
. . . . Index Jun 2007=100
Alkalies and chlorine, including natural sodium carbonate and sulfate
May 2019 330.2 332.5 342.1 Index 1982=100
Natural sodium carbonate and sulfate
May 2019 195.7 194.7 183.9 Index 1982=100
Basic organic chemicals
May 2019 254.3 252.4 270.8 Index 1982=100
Primary basic organic chemicals
May 2019 243.9 230.5 267.8 Index 1982=100
Aromatics
May 2019 341.9 291.7 326.1 Index Jun 2001=100
Liquid refinery gases
May 2019 175.7 179.5 214.4 Index Jun 2001=100
Cyclic intermediate chemicals and dyes
May 2019 222.7 214.6 212.2 Index 1982=100
Cyclic intermediate chemicals
May 2019 205.1 197.0 200.3 Index Jun 2001=100
Synthetic organic dyes
May 2019 130.7 129.7 94.0 Index Jun 2001=100
Other basic organics
May 2019 232.9 238.4 245.5 Index 1982=100
Ethanol (ethyl alcohol)
May 2019 175.1 177.7 186.5 Index 1982=100
Other basic organics, nec
May 2019 244.7 251.0 257.3 Index Jun 1987=100
Fatty acids
May 2019 121.8 123.9 146.1 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
May 2019 112.1 110.7 111.6 Index Dec 2008=100
Synthetic organic alcohols, mixed and unmixed
. . . . Index Dec 2007=100
Synthetic organic chemicals for use as flavor and perfume materials
May 2019 122.0 120.4 117.1 Index Dec 2007=100
Synthetic organic plasticizers
May 2019 120.8 116.4 118.6 Index Dec 2007=100
Other synthetic organic chemicals
May 2019 80.7 81.8 89.5 Index Dec 2007=100
Miscellaneous end use chemicals and chemical products, excluding urea
May 2019 190.6 196.4 183.9 Index Dec 2007=100
Miscellaneous cyclic and acyclic chemicals and chemical products, excluding fatty acid esters
May 2019 106.8 108.3 119.7 Index Dec 2007=100
Paints and allied products
May 2019 292.8 288.3 282.5 Index 1982=100
Prepared paint
May 2019 299.3 295.8 285.5 Index 1982=100
Architectural coatings
May 2019 346.2 338.0 320.3 Index 1982=100
Architectural coatings
May 2019 189.9 185.4 175.7 Index Dec 2003=100
Exterior architectural coatings
May 2019 114.5 111.8 106.7 Index Dec 2012=100
Interior architectural coatings
May 2019 110.3 107.6 101.6 Index Dec 2012=100
OEM finishes excluding marine coatings
May 2019 200.3 199.6 197.8 Index Jun 1983=100
OEM finishes excluding marine coatings
May 2019 200.3 199.6 197.8 Index Jun 1983=100
Transportation finishes, except powdered and high-solids coatings
May 2019 109.9 108.2 108.3 Index Dec 2012=100
All other product finishes for original equipment manufacturers (OEM), excluding marine coating
May 2019 103.5 103.7 102.3 Index Dec 2012=100
Special purpose coatings, incl marine, industrial & construction coatings
May 2019 384.7 384.7 370.9 Index Jun 1983=100
Special purpose coatings, incl marine, industrial & construction coatings
May 2019 384.7 384.7 370.9 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 2019 259.5 252.6 257.6 Index 1982=100
Paint colors
May 2019 213.5 207.0 212.4 Index 1982=100
Iron oxide pigments
May 2019 274.7 274.7 263.8 Index Jun 1983=100
Titanium pigments
. . . . Index 1982=100
Synthetic organic pigments
May 2019 151.8 151.8 150.3 Index Jun 1987=100
Other inorganic pigments
May 2019 260.5 258.8 259.7 Index Jun 1983=100
Chrome colors
May 2019 98.1 98.1 98.1 Index Dec 2008=100
All other inorganic pigments
May 2019 109.1 107.8 108.7 Index Dec 2008=100
Kaolin and ball clay
May 2019 223.8 223.8 218.5 Index 1982=100
Kaolin and ball clay
May 2019 256.5 256.5 250.5 Index 1982=100
Allied and miscellaneous paint products
May 2019 327.5 324.7 326.3 Index Jun 1983=100
Allied and miscellaneous paint products
May 2019 327.5 324.7 326.3 Index Jun 1983=100
Allied and miscellaneous paint products
May 2019 185.4 183.8 184.7 Index Dec 2003=100
Drugs and pharmaceuticals
May 2019 605.2 606.4 582.4 Index 1982=100
Medicinal and botanical chemicals, drugs, and other products
May 2019 181.4 181.4 181.3 Index 1982=100
Medicinal and botanical chemicals, drugs, and other products
May 2019 181.4 181.4 181.4 Index Jun 1982=100
Medicinal and botanical chemicals, drugs, and other products
May 2019 181.4 181.4 181.4 Index Jun 1982=100
Veterinary pharmaceutical preparations
May 2019 185.5 . 183.4 Index 1982=100
Veterinary pharmaceutical preparations
May 2019 184.2 . 182.2 Index Dec 1987=100
Veterinary pharmaceutical preparations
May 2019 140.5 . 138.9 Index Jun 2001=100
Veterinary pharmaceutical preparations, prescription
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Biological products, including diagnostics
May 2019 275.0 275.5 265.5 Index 1982=100
Biological products, excluding diagnostics, for veterinary, industrial, and all other misc use
May 2019 144.7 146.6 135.1 Index Dec 2004=100
Biological veterinary vaccines, bacterins, toxoids, other antigens, and other biologics
. . . . Index Jun 2009=100
Diagnostics
May 2019 120.4 120.5 120.9 Index Jun 2009=100
In-vitro diagnostics
May 2019 202.3 202.6 203.8 Index 1982=100
Biological products for human use
May 2019 133.5 133.6 126.4 Index Jun 2009=100
Pharmaceutical preparations
May 2019 268.3 268.9 257.2 Index Jun 2001=100
Pharmaceuticals affecting neoplasms, the endocrine system, & metabolic diseases
May 2019 292.3 292.3 284.1 Index Jun 2001=100
Cancer therapy products
May 2019 101.5 101.5 99.2 Index Dec 2009=100
Insulin/antidiabetes products
May 2019 279.4 279.4 270.3 Index Dec 2009=100
Hormones and oral contraceptives
May 2019 217.1 217.1 214.2 Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the central nervous system and the sense organs
May 2019 307.6 307.6 281.6 Index Jun 2001=100
Analgesics
May 2019 263.6 263.6 225.2 Index Dec 2009=100
Analgesics, over-the-counter
May 2019 250.0 250.0 249.5 Index Jun 1981=100
Analgesics, prescription
May 2019 2,264.9 2,264.9 1,918.7 Index Jun 1981=100
Psychotherapeutics
May 2019 180.9 180.9 176.0 Index Dec 2009=100
Antidepressants
May 2019 179.3 179.3 173.7 Index Dec 2009=100
Other psychotherapeutics, including tranquilizers
May 2019 196.7 196.7 192.1 Index Dec 2009=100
Anticonvulsants
May 2019 223.2 223.2 218.8 Index Dec 2009=100
Other central nervous system and sense organs
May 2019 179.8 179.8 171.5 Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the cardiovascular system
May 2019 405.6 405.6 381.3 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
May 2019 309.1 309.1 287.1 Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the respiratory system
May 2019 220.3 220.3 212.9 Index Jun 2001=100
Antihistamines and bronchodilators, including antiasthmatics
May 2019 156.2 156.2 151.9 Index Dec 2007=100
Other respiratory preparations
May 2019 188.0 188.0 181.2 Index Dec 2007=100
Other respiratory preparations, over-the-counter
May 2019 113.8 113.8 113.8 Index Dec 2007=100
Other respiratory preparations, prescription
May 2019 208.7 208.7 200.0 Index Dec 2007=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the digestive or the genito-urinary systems
May 2019 206.3 215.0 213.8 Index Jun 2001=100
Antispasmodic/antisecretory
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Other digestive or genito-urinary preparations
May 2019 150.1 156.4 155.7 Index Dec 2009=100
Other digestive or genito-urinary preparations, over-the-counter
May 2019 125.8 125.8 124.6 Index Jun 2001=100
Other digestive or genito-urinary preparations, prescription
May 2019 227.5 238.4 237.4 Index Jun 2001=100
Antacids
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the skin
May 2019 186.5 186.5 185.8 Index Jun 2001=100
Emollients and protectives, including burn remedies
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Other pharmaceutical preparations acting on the skin
May 2019 117.4 117.4 115.6 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 2019 109.8 109.8 127.3 Index Dec 2009=100
Anti-acne preparations, prescription
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Vitamin, nutrient, and hematinic preparations
May 2019 137.5 136.8 136.3 Index Jun 2001=100
Multivitamins
May 2019 106.9 106.0 107.1 Index Dec 2009=100
Other vitamins and nutrients
May 2019 130.3 129.6 127.6 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 2019 264.4 264.4 258.5 Index Jun 2001=100
Broad and medium spectrum antibiotics
May 2019 180.1 180.1 173.8 Index Dec 2009=100
Systemic antivirals
May 2019 175.7 175.7 174.7 Index Dec 2009=100
Other parasitic and infective diseases
May 2019 197.2 197.2 192.7 Index Dec 2009=100
Fats and oils, inedible
May 2019 188.9 191.5 207.2 Index 1982=100
Fats and oils, inedible
May 2019 188.9 191.5 207.2 Index 1982=100
Fats and oils, inedible
May 2019 188.9 191.5 207.2 Index 1982=100
Soybean oil, processed for inedible purposes
May 2019 115.7 119.1 131.4 Index Jun 1995=100
Crude soybean oil, degummed
May 2019 74.5 75.1 88.7 Index Dec 2007=100
Soybean oil, all other types
May 2019 70.1 73.5 76.2 Index Dec 2007=100
Lard, inedible tallow, and grease, except wool grease
May 2019 246.7 233.6 229.2 Index Jun 2002=100
Agricultural chemicals and chemical products
May 2019 229.2 228.3 223.0 Index 1982=100
Mixed fertilizers
May 2019 185.5 188.4 182.4 Index 1982=100
Mixed fertilizers
May 2019 195.7 198.8 192.5 Index Jun 1986=100
Mixed fertilizers
May 2019 195.7 198.8 192.5 Index Jun 1986=100
Mixed fertilizers, made in plants which manufacture fertilizer materials
May 2019 130.7 138.7 140.3 Index Dec 2009=100
Mixed fertilizers, dry, mixing only
May 2019 108.0 107.8 103.1 Index Dec 2009=100
Mixed fertilizers, liquid, mixing only
May 2019 116.4 117.0 109.1 Index Dec 2009=100
Fertilizer materials
May 2019 231.1 228.0 226.7 Index 1982=100
Nitrogenates
May 2019 273.2 261.0 257.6 Index 1982=100
Fertilizer materials of organic origin
May 2019 223.6 223.4 222.5 Index Dec 1993=100
Synthetic ammonia, nitric acid, ammonium compounds, and urea
May 2019 85.6 81.5 80.4 Index Dec 2014=100
Synthetic ammonia, nitric acid, and ammonium compounds
. . . . Index Jun 2003=100
Urea
. . . . Index 1982=100
Phosphates
May 2019 200.0 202.8 202.8 Index 1982=100
Phosphoric acid, 52-54 percent APA, superphosphates and other phosphate fertilizer materials
May 2019 86.6 87.8 87.8 Index Dec 2014=100
Superphosphates and other phosphate fertilizer materials
. . . . Index Jun 2003=100
Other agricultural chemicals
May 2019 205.7 205.2 197.7 Index 1982=100
Other agricultural chemicals
May 2019 205.7 205.2 197.7 Index 1982=100
Lawn and garden pesticides and chemicals
May 2019 157.2 157.2 144.6 Index Jun 2003=100
Household and institutional pesticides & chemicals
May 2019 143.7 143.1 139.1 Index Jun 2003=100
Agricultural and commercial pesticides and chemicals
May 2019 137.0 136.6 131.9 Index Jun 2003=100
Plastic resins and materials
May 2019 223.1 217.5 241.9 Index 1982=100
Thermoplastic resins and plastics materials
May 2019 222.9 215.9 244.7 Index 1982=100
Thermoplastic resins and plastics materials
May 2019 154.9 150.0 170.0 Index Dec 2003=100
Thermoplastic resins and plastics materials
May 2019 154.9 150.0 170.0 Index Dec 2003=100
Thermosetting resins and plastics materials
May 2019 240.5 243.0 242.1 Index 1982=100
Thermosetting resins and plastics materials
May 2019 171.4 173.2 172.5 Index Dec 1998=100
Thermosetting resins and plastics materials
May 2019 171.4 173.2 172.5 Index Dec 1998=100
Other chemicals and allied products
May 2019 206.4 206.3 203.7 Index 1982=100
Soaps and detergents
May 2019 181.8 181.6 181.0 Index 1982=100
Soaps and detergents
May 2019 174.6 174.4 173.9 Index Jun 1983=100
Soaps and detergents, commercial, industrial, & institutional
May 2019 244.0 244.4 241.2 Index Jun 1983=100
Hard surface soaps and detergents, commercial, industrial, & institutional
May 2019 97.7 97.7 96.6 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional laundry detergents
May 2019 112.1 112.5 111.2 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional dishwashing detergents
May 2019 118.6 118.9 115.3 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional metal cleaners
May 2019 113.1 113.1 . Index Dec 2011=100
Dairy, farm, and food plant cleaners, sanitizers, etc
May 2019 110.4 110.0 114.8 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional soaps, excluding specialty cleaners
May 2019 112.7 112.7 113.1 Index Dec 2011=100
Household detergents
May 2019 151.6 151.5 151.5 Index 1982=100
Soaps, excluding specialty cleaners, household
May 2019 188.3 187.4 189.2 Index Jun 1983=100
Polish and other sanitation goods
May 2019 198.3 198.2 191.6 Index Jun 1983=100
Polish and other sanitation goods
May 2019 198.3 198.2 191.6 Index Jun 1983=100
Polishing preparations and related products
May 2019 237.1 237.1 239.3 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 2019 166.1 166.1 164.9 Index 1982=100
Shaving preparations
May 2019 162.3 162.3 159.4 Index 1982=100
Shaving preparations
May 2019 143.6 143.6 141.1 Index Jun 1999=100
Perfumes, toilet waters, and colognes
May 2019 174.4 174.4 174.4 Index 1982=100
Perfumes, toilet waters, and colognes
May 2019 108.8 108.8 108.8 Index Jun 1999=100
Hair preparations (including shampoos)
May 2019 194.0 194.0 193.5 Index 1982=100
Hair preparations (including shampoos)
May 2019 143.6 143.6 143.2 Index Jun 1999=100
Hair preparations (including shampoos), excluding hair tonics
May 2019 127.0 127.0 126.7 Index Dec 2011=100
Hair tonics, including hair and scalp conditioners
May 2019 104.7 104.7 104.3 Index Dec 2011=100
Dentifrices
May 2019 139.5 139.5 135.3 Index 1982=100
Mouthwashes, gargles, and rinses
May 2019 103.8 103.8 103.7 Index Dec 2011=100
Creams, lotions and oils, excluding shaving, hair, and deodorant
May 2019 116.0 116.0 115.0 Index Jun 1999=100
Creams, lotions and oils, excluding shaving, hair, and deodorant
May 2019 116.0 116.0 115.0 Index Jun 1999=100
Other cosmetics and toilet preparations
May 2019 111.9 111.9 111.4 Index Jun 1999=100
Other cosmetics and toilet preparations
May 2019 111.9 111.9 111.4 Index Jun 1999=100
Misc chemical prod and preparations
May 2019 248.4 248.3 244.7 Index 1982=100
Explosives, propellants, and blasting accessories
May 2019 232.4 233.5 225.9 Index 1982=100
Explosives, propellants, and blasting accessories
May 2019 142.8 143.5 138.9 Index Dec 2003=100
Industrial gases
May 2019 280.9 276.7 250.3 Index 1982=100
Carbon dioxide
May 2019 355.4 358.8 338.6 Index 1982=100
Nitrogen
May 2019 200.4 197.4 172.3 Index 1982=100
Oxygen
May 2019 311.2 308.0 295.6 Index 1982=100
Argon and hydrogen
May 2019 94.3 90.6 104.8 Index Jun 2009=100
Other industrial gases (including fluorocarbon)
May 2019 216.9 214.5 174.4 Index Jun 2009=100
Adhesives and sealants
May 2019 267.1 267.9 257.9 Index Dec 1983=100
Synthetic resin and rubber adhesives
May 2019 273.9 275.3 265.8 Index Dec 1983=100
Nonstructural caulking compounds and sealants
May 2019 120.4 120.4 113.7 Index Dec 2011=100
Surface active agents
May 2019 273.7 273.4 291.4 Index Dec 1983=100
Textile and leather assistants and finishes
May 2019 201.0 201.0 201.0 Index Dec 1983=100
Surfactants (bulk surface active agents)
May 2019 294.4 294.0 316.6 Index Dec 1983=100
Gum and wood chemicals, including wood distillation products
May 2019 396.4 403.9 401.7 Index Jun 1984=100
Gum and wood chemicals, including wood distillation products
May 2019 258.8 263.7 262.3 Index Dec 2003=100
Other miscellaneous chemical products
May 2019 215.3 215.6 211.9 Index 1982=100
Salt, evaporated and solar
. . . . Index Jun 1985=100
Carbon black
May 2019 388.3 386.0 338.2 Index Dec 1983=100
Printing ink
May 2019 217.1 217.3 213.4 Index Jun 1984=100
Letterpress printing inks
. . . . Index Dec 2011=100
Gravure printing inks
May 2019 103.3 103.3 103.0 Index Dec 2011=100
Lithographic and offset printing inks
May 2019 104.5 104.4 104.1 Index Dec 2011=100
News and nonheat web offset printing inks
May 2019 104.1 104.1 104.1 Index Dec 2011=100
Publication and commercial web inks
May 2019 103.1 103.1 103.0 Index Dec 2011=100
Sheet-fed general inks
May 2019 107.0 107.0 106.3 Index Dec 2011=100
Sheet-fed packaging inks
May 2019 105.8 105.4 104.6 Index Dec 2011=100
Flexographic printing inks
May 2019 106.7 106.7 103.5 Index Dec 2011=100
Nonimpact/digital inks
May 2019 166.8 167.1 162.5 Index Dec 2011=100
All other printing inks
May 2019 103.7 104.0 102.6 Index Dec 2011=100
Water-treating compounds
May 2019 174.5 173.6 173.7 Index Jun 1985=100
Automotive chemicals
May 2019 99.2 100.1 100.6 Index Jun 2009=100
Other chemical preparations, nec
May 2019 250.1 251.9 249.6 Index Jun 1985=100
   

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