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Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Units
Chemicals and allied products
Mar 2019 292.5 291.9 293.5 Index 1982=100
Industrial chemicals
Mar 2019 257.9 255.1 272.1 Index 1982=100
Basic inorganic chemicals
Mar 2019 285.3 283.0 275.5 Index 1982=100
Inorganic chemicals, other than alkalies and chlorine
Mar 2019 284.1 282.8 271.1 Index 1982=100
Aluminum compounds
Mar 2019 138.2 136.9 130.4 Index Jun 1995=100
Inorganic acids, inc hydrochloric, sulfuric acid and other
Mar 2019 109.9 111.8 105.0 Index Dec 2008=100
Sulfuric acid
Mar 2019 147.7 151.4 137.2 Index Jun 1987=100
Lime
Mar 2019 259.2 259.2 249.1 Index 1982=100
Potassium & sodium compounds, ex bleaches
Mar 2019 297.6 300.5 282.4 Index Jun 2001=100
Rock salt
Mar 2019 415.3 400.6 367.3 Index Dec 1984=100
Other inorganic chemicals, nec
Mar 2019 151.9 150.1 145.6 Index Dec 2006=100
Potassium salts & boron
. . . . Index Jun 2007=100
Alkalies and chlorine, including natural sodium carbonate and sulfate
Mar 2019 341.8 336.0 339.3 Index 1982=100
Natural sodium carbonate and sulfate
Mar 2019 193.3 190.5 183.1 Index 1982=100
Basic organic chemicals
Mar 2019 254.4 251.6 272.5 Index 1982=100
Primary basic organic chemicals
Mar 2019 236.1 232.4 276.1 Index 1982=100
Aromatics
Mar 2019 281.8 261.4 322.3 Index Jun 2001=100
Liquid refinery gases
Mar 2019 191.3 195.1 227.2 Index Jun 2001=100
Cyclic intermediate chemicals and dyes
Mar 2019 211.2 207.4 210.2 Index 1982=100
Cyclic intermediate chemicals
Mar 2019 197.8 194.0 198.4 Index Jun 2001=100
Synthetic organic dyes
Mar 2019 103.1 102.7 92.9 Index Jun 2001=100
Other basic organics
Mar 2019 238.5 236.6 243.3 Index 1982=100
Ethanol (ethyl alcohol)
Mar 2019 172.9 172.6 188.8 Index 1982=100
Other basic organics, nec
Mar 2019 252.5 250.2 253.8 Index Jun 1987=100
Fatty acids
Mar 2019 127.0 127.0 146.5 Index Dec 2007=100
Bulk pesticides and other bulk synthetic organic agricultural chemicals, excluding preparation
Mar 2019 202.1 . 195.9 Index Dec 2007=100
Reagent and high-purity grades of organic chemicals refined from purchased technical grades
. . . . Index Dec 2008=100
Natural organic chemicals
Mar 2019 111.1 111.7 111.0 Index Dec 2008=100
Synthetic organic alcohols, mixed and unmixed
. . . . Index Dec 2007=100
Synthetic organic chemicals for use as flavor and perfume materials
Mar 2019 120.7 118.2 118.2 Index Dec 2007=100
Synthetic organic plasticizers
Mar 2019 126.1 119.9 117.5 Index Dec 2007=100
Other synthetic organic chemicals
Mar 2019 81.8 84.0 86.8 Index Dec 2007=100
Miscellaneous end use chemicals and chemical products, excluding urea
Mar 2019 188.5 182.5 183.4 Index Dec 2007=100
Miscellaneous cyclic and acyclic chemicals and chemical products, excluding fatty acid esters
Mar 2019 116.1 115.5 117.7 Index Dec 2007=100
Paints and allied products
Mar 2019 289.0 291.6 278.3 Index 1982=100
Prepared paint
Mar 2019 296.8 297.3 279.4 Index 1982=100
Architectural coatings
Mar 2019 341.5 341.5 311.4 Index 1982=100
Architectural coatings
Mar 2019 187.3 187.3 170.9 Index Dec 2003=100
Exterior architectural coatings
Mar 2019 112.2 113.4 103.4 Index Dec 2012=100
Interior architectural coatings
Mar 2019 109.1 108.5 98.9 Index Dec 2012=100
OEM finishes excluding marine coatings
Mar 2019 199.9 199.7 196.7 Index Jun 1983=100
OEM finishes excluding marine coatings
Mar 2019 199.9 199.7 196.7 Index Jun 1983=100
Transportation finishes, except powdered and high-solids coatings
Mar 2019 108.1 108.3 106.7 Index Dec 2012=100
All other product finishes for original equipment manufacturers (OEM), excluding marine coating
Mar 2019 104.0 103.8 102.2 Index Dec 2012=100
Special purpose coatings, incl marine, industrial & construction coatings
Mar 2019 382.0 385.0 360.2 Index Jun 1983=100
Special purpose coatings, incl marine, industrial & construction coatings
Mar 2019 382.0 385.0 360.2 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
Mar 2019 252.2 260.4 258.6 Index 1982=100
Paint colors
Mar 2019 206.6 214.4 213.4 Index 1982=100
Iron oxide pigments
Mar 2019 270.8 270.8 260.4 Index Jun 1983=100
Titanium pigments
. . . . Index 1982=100
Synthetic organic pigments
Mar 2019 151.1 151.7 149.8 Index Jun 1987=100
Other inorganic pigments
Mar 2019 258.3 261.9 259.5 Index Jun 1983=100
Chrome colors
Mar 2019 98.1 98.1 98.1 Index Dec 2008=100
All other inorganic pigments
Mar 2019 107.5 110.5 108.4 Index Dec 2008=100
Kaolin and ball clay
Mar 2019 223.8 223.8 218.4 Index 1982=100
Kaolin and ball clay
Mar 2019 256.5 256.5 250.3 Index 1982=100
Allied and miscellaneous paint products
Mar 2019 326.1 327.8 321.4 Index Jun 1983=100
Allied and miscellaneous paint products
Mar 2019 326.1 327.8 321.4 Index Jun 1983=100
Allied and miscellaneous paint products
Mar 2019 184.6 185.6 181.9 Index Dec 2003=100
Drugs and pharmaceuticals
Mar 2019 605.5 604.7 583.4 Index 1982=100
Medicinal and botanical chemicals, drugs, and other products
Mar 2019 181.5 181.5 181.3 Index 1982=100
Medicinal and botanical chemicals, drugs, and other products
Mar 2019 181.6 181.6 181.4 Index Jun 1982=100
Medicinal and botanical chemicals, drugs, and other products
Mar 2019 181.6 181.6 181.4 Index Jun 1982=100
Veterinary pharmaceutical preparations
Mar 2019 185.5 185.5 183.4 Index 1982=100
Veterinary pharmaceutical preparations
Mar 2019 184.2 184.2 182.2 Index Dec 1987=100
Veterinary pharmaceutical preparations
Mar 2019 140.5 140.5 138.9 Index Jun 2001=100
Veterinary pharmaceutical preparations, prescription
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Biological products, including diagnostics
Mar 2019 275.0 275.3 265.1 Index 1982=100
Biological products, excluding diagnostics, for veterinary, industrial, and all other misc use
Mar 2019 143.7 143.1 135.1 Index Dec 2004=100
Biological veterinary vaccines, bacterins, toxoids, other antigens, and other biologics
. . . . Index Jun 2009=100
Diagnostics
Mar 2019 121.9 120.7 120.6 Index Jun 2009=100
In-vitro diagnostics
Mar 2019 205.6 203.0 203.1 Index 1982=100
Biological products for human use
Mar 2019 132.7 133.9 126.3 Index Jun 2009=100
Pharmaceutical preparations
Mar 2019 268.5 268.0 257.8 Index Jun 2001=100
Pharmaceuticals affecting neoplasms, the endocrine system, & metabolic diseases
Mar 2019 292.2 292.8 283.8 Index Jun 2001=100
Cancer therapy products
Mar 2019 101.0 101.0 98.8 Index Dec 2009=100
Insulin/antidiabetes products
Mar 2019 279.4 279.0 269.3 Index Dec 2009=100
Hormones and oral contraceptives
Mar 2019 217.1 220.8 214.2 Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the central nervous system and the sense organs
Mar 2019 305.5 304.6 281.1 Index Jun 2001=100
Analgesics
Mar 2019 260.0 260.2 224.6 Index Dec 2009=100
Analgesics, over-the-counter
. . . . Index Jun 1981=100
Analgesics, prescription
Mar 2019 2,232.9 2,234.1 1,912.9 Index Jun 1981=100
Psychotherapeutics
Mar 2019 180.9 177.5 176.0 Index Dec 2009=100
Antidepressants
Mar 2019 179.3 176.6 173.7 Index Dec 2009=100
Other psychotherapeutics, including tranquilizers
Mar 2019 196.8 192.2 192.1 Index Dec 2009=100
Anticonvulsants
Mar 2019 223.5 223.9 218.8 Index Dec 2009=100
Other central nervous system and sense organs
Mar 2019 179.3 179.1 171.2 Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the cardiovascular system
Mar 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
Mar 2019 309.1 309.1 287.1 Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the respiratory system
Mar 2019 220.9 220.9 216.8 Index Jun 2001=100
Antihistamines and bronchodilators, including antiasthmatics
Mar 2019 157.7 157.6 . Index Dec 2007=100
Other respiratory preparations
Mar 2019 188.0 188.0 181.1 Index Dec 2007=100
Other respiratory preparations, over-the-counter
Mar 2019 113.8 113.8 113.8 Index Dec 2007=100
Other respiratory preparations, prescription
Mar 2019 208.6 208.6 199.8 Index Dec 2007=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the digestive or the genito-urinary systems
Mar 2019 214.8 210.5 214.6 Index Jun 2001=100
Antispasmodic/antisecretory
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Other digestive or genito-urinary preparations
Mar 2019 156.3 153.1 155.6 Index Dec 2009=100
Other digestive or genito-urinary preparations, over-the-counter
Mar 2019 125.8 125.8 124.6 Index Jun 2001=100
Other digestive or genito-urinary preparations, prescription
Mar 2019 238.2 232.8 237.4 Index Jun 2001=100
Antacids
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the skin
Mar 2019 186.5 183.0 187.4 Index Jun 2001=100
Emollients and protectives, including burn remedies
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Other pharmaceutical preparations acting on the skin
Mar 2019 117.4 117.4 119.5 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
Mar 2019 109.8 109.8 127.3 Index Dec 2009=100
Anti-acne preparations, prescription
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Vitamin, nutrient, and hematinic preparations
Mar 2019 137.0 136.7 136.5 Index Jun 2001=100
Multivitamins
Mar 2019 106.9 106.7 107.1 Index Dec 2009=100
Other vitamins and nutrients
Mar 2019 129.4 128.9 128.0 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
Mar 2019 264.3 264.7 258.2 Index Jun 2001=100
Broad and medium spectrum antibiotics
Mar 2019 179.8 179.8 173.3 Index Dec 2009=100
Systemic antivirals
Mar 2019 175.7 175.7 174.7 Index Dec 2009=100
Other parasitic and infective diseases
Mar 2019 197.2 197.6 192.6 Index Dec 2009=100
Fats and oils, inedible
Mar 2019 193.0 192.4 211.7 Index 1982=100
Fats and oils, inedible
Mar 2019 193.0 192.4 211.7 Index 1982=100
Fats and oils, inedible
Mar 2019 193.0 192.4 211.7 Index 1982=100
Soybean oil, processed for inedible purposes
Mar 2019 120.3 119.8 135.5 Index Jun 1995=100
Crude soybean oil, degummed
Mar 2019 75.2 75.4 90.4 Index Dec 2007=100
Soybean oil, all other types
Mar 2019 74.9 74.0 79.6 Index Dec 2007=100
Lard, inedible tallow, and grease, except wool grease
Mar 2019 232.4 233.6 222.6 Index Jun 2002=100
Agricultural chemicals and chemical products
Mar 2019 236.8 237.4 224.1 Index 1982=100
Mixed fertilizers
Mar 2019 188.9 189.8 179.2 Index 1982=100
Mixed fertilizers
Mar 2019 199.4 200.3 189.0 Index Jun 1986=100
Mixed fertilizers
Mar 2019 199.4 200.3 189.0 Index Jun 1986=100
Mixed fertilizers, made in plants which manufacture fertilizer materials
Mar 2019 139.7 142.3 132.1 Index Dec 2009=100
Mixed fertilizers, dry, mixing only
Mar 2019 108.0 108.0 103.0 Index Dec 2009=100
Mixed fertilizers, liquid, mixing only
Mar 2019 116.9 116.3 108.1 Index Dec 2009=100
Fertilizer materials
Mar 2019 242.8 243.4 228.1 Index 1982=100
Nitrogenates
Mar 2019 279.1 281.7 259.5 Index 1982=100
Fertilizer materials of organic origin
Mar 2019 223.4 223.4 222.5 Index Dec 1993=100
Synthetic ammonia, nitric acid, ammonium compounds, and urea
Mar 2019 87.7 88.5 81.0 Index Dec 2014=100
Synthetic ammonia, nitric acid, and ammonium compounds
. . . . Index Jun 2003=100
Urea
. . . . Index 1982=100
Phosphates
Mar 2019 215.1 214.5 204.0 Index 1982=100
Phosphoric acid, 52-54 percent APA, superphosphates and other phosphate fertilizer materials
Mar 2019 93.1 92.9 88.3 Index Dec 2014=100
Superphosphates and other phosphate fertilizer materials
. . . . Index Jun 2003=100
Other agricultural chemicals
Mar 2019 210.4 210.6 200.3 Index 1982=100
Other agricultural chemicals
Mar 2019 210.4 210.6 200.3 Index 1982=100
Lawn and garden pesticides and chemicals
Mar 2019 157.2 157.0 144.6 Index Jun 2003=100
Household and institutional pesticides & chemicals
Mar 2019 142.5 144.2 138.2 Index Jun 2003=100
Agricultural and commercial pesticides and chemicals
Mar 2019 140.8 140.8 134.1 Index Jun 2003=100
Plastic resins and materials
Mar 2019 232.0 234.1 240.3 Index 1982=100
Thermoplastic resins and plastics materials
Mar 2019 233.4 234.6 243.2 Index 1982=100
Thermoplastic resins and plastics materials
Mar 2019 162.2 163.0 169.0 Index Dec 2003=100
Thermoplastic resins and plastics materials
Mar 2019 162.2 163.0 169.0 Index Dec 2003=100
Thermosetting resins and plastics materials
Mar 2019 239.9 247.9 239.9 Index 1982=100
Thermosetting resins and plastics materials
Mar 2019 171.0 176.7 171.0 Index Dec 1998=100
Thermosetting resins and plastics materials
Mar 2019 171.0 176.7 171.0 Index Dec 1998=100
Other chemicals and allied products
Mar 2019 206.6 206.6 202.9 Index 1982=100
Soaps and detergents
Mar 2019 181.3 181.4 181.0 Index 1982=100
Soaps and detergents
Mar 2019 174.1 174.2 173.8 Index Jun 1983=100
Soaps and detergents, commercial, industrial, & institutional
Mar 2019 242.5 242.7 241.2 Index Jun 1983=100
Hard surface soaps and detergents, commercial, industrial, & institutional
Mar 2019 97.3 97.4 96.6 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional laundry detergents
Mar 2019 111.4 111.4 111.2 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional dishwashing detergents
Mar 2019 117.4 117.4 115.3 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional metal cleaners
Mar 2019 113.1 113.1 . Index Dec 2011=100
Dairy, farm, and food plant cleaners, sanitizers, etc
Mar 2019 109.3 110.3 114.8 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional soaps, excluding specialty cleaners
Mar 2019 113.2 113.2 112.9 Index Dec 2011=100
Household detergents
Mar 2019 151.4 151.4 151.5 Index 1982=100
Soaps, excluding specialty cleaners, household
Mar 2019 188.7 188.9 189.2 Index Jun 1983=100
Polish and other sanitation goods
Mar 2019 197.6 197.8 185.7 Index Jun 1983=100
Polish and other sanitation goods
Mar 2019 197.6 197.8 185.7 Index Jun 1983=100
Polishing preparations and related products
Mar 2019 235.1 234.8 236.8 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
Mar 2019 166.1 166.1 164.7 Index 1982=100
Shaving preparations
. . . . Index 1982=100
Shaving preparations
. . . . Index Jun 1999=100
Perfumes, toilet waters, and colognes
Mar 2019 174.4 174.4 174.4 Index 1982=100
Perfumes, toilet waters, and colognes
Mar 2019 108.8 108.8 108.8 Index Jun 1999=100
Hair preparations (including shampoos)
Mar 2019 194.0 194.0 192.4 Index 1982=100
Hair preparations (including shampoos)
Mar 2019 143.6 143.6 142.4 Index Jun 1999=100
Hair preparations (including shampoos), excluding hair tonics
Mar 2019 127.0 127.0 126.0 Index Dec 2011=100
Hair tonics, including hair and scalp conditioners
Mar 2019 104.7 104.8 103.6 Index Dec 2011=100
Dentifrices
Mar 2019 139.5 139.5 135.3 Index 1982=100
Mouthwashes, gargles, and rinses
Mar 2019 103.8 103.8 103.7 Index Dec 2011=100
Creams, lotions and oils, excluding shaving, hair, and deodorant
Mar 2019 116.0 116.0 115.0 Index Jun 1999=100
Creams, lotions and oils, excluding shaving, hair, and deodorant
Mar 2019 116.0 116.0 115.0 Index Jun 1999=100
Other cosmetics and toilet preparations
Mar 2019 111.9 111.9 111.4 Index Jun 1999=100
Other cosmetics and toilet preparations
Mar 2019 111.9 111.9 111.4 Index Jun 1999=100
Misc chemical prod and preparations
Mar 2019 249.3 249.2 244.3 Index 1982=100
Explosives, propellants, and blasting accessories
Mar 2019 234.5 237.8 226.9 Index 1982=100
Explosives, propellants, and blasting accessories
Mar 2019 144.1 146.2 139.5 Index Dec 2003=100
Industrial gases
Mar 2019 285.7 276.5 254.9 Index 1982=100
Carbon dioxide
Mar 2019 351.1 351.9 341.7 Index 1982=100
Nitrogen
Mar 2019 196.9 . 172.5 Index 1982=100
Oxygen
Mar 2019 313.4 319.7 303.0 Index 1982=100
Argon and hydrogen
Mar 2019 93.8 110.0 106.9 Index Jun 2009=100
Other industrial gases (including fluorocarbon)
Mar 2019 225.6 200.1 174.6 Index Jun 2009=100
Adhesives and sealants
Mar 2019 268.1 266.9 256.8 Index Dec 1983=100
Synthetic resin and rubber adhesives
Mar 2019 275.3 274.2 264.4 Index Dec 1983=100
Nonstructural caulking compounds and sealants
Mar 2019 120.8 120.2 113.5 Index Dec 2011=100
Surface active agents
Mar 2019 275.3 279.1 289.1 Index Dec 1983=100
Textile and leather assistants and finishes
Mar 2019 201.0 201.0 200.9 Index Dec 1983=100
Surfactants (bulk surface active agents)
Mar 2019 296.4 301.2 313.8 Index Dec 1983=100
Gum and wood chemicals, including wood distillation products
Mar 2019 411.8 409.6 399.8 Index Jun 1984=100
Gum and wood chemicals, including wood distillation products
Mar 2019 268.8 267.4 261.0 Index Dec 2003=100
Other miscellaneous chemical products
Mar 2019 214.1 215.1 211.2 Index 1982=100
Salt, evaporated and solar
. . . . Index Jun 1985=100
Carbon black
Mar 2019 372.7 374.5 338.4 Index Dec 1983=100
Printing ink
Mar 2019 216.7 216.6 212.4 Index Jun 1984=100
Letterpress printing inks
. . . . Index Dec 2011=100
Gravure printing inks
Mar 2019 103.3 103.2 103.0 Index Dec 2011=100
Lithographic and offset printing inks
Mar 2019 104.4 104.3 104.0 Index Dec 2011=100
News and nonheat web offset printing inks
Mar 2019 104.1 104.1 104.1 Index Dec 2011=100
Publication and commercial web inks
Mar 2019 103.1 103.0 102.9 Index Dec 2011=100
Sheet-fed general inks
Mar 2019 107.1 106.9 106.2 Index Dec 2011=100
Sheet-fed packaging inks
Mar 2019 105.3 105.4 104.4 Index Dec 2011=100
Flexographic printing inks
Mar 2019 106.7 106.8 103.5 Index Dec 2011=100
Nonimpact/digital inks
Mar 2019 166.1 165.9 160.5 Index Dec 2011=100
All other printing inks
Mar 2019 104.0 103.3 103.6 Index Dec 2011=100
Water-treating compounds
Mar 2019 174.4 177.0 171.5 Index Jun 1985=100
Automotive chemicals
Mar 2019 100.1 100.1 100.5 Index Jun 2009=100
Other chemical preparations, nec
Mar 2019 248.6 251.4 249.2 Index Jun 1985=100
   

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