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    Dec 2018
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Units
Chemicals and allied products
Dec 2018 292.1 298.5 287.7 Index 1982=100
Industrial chemicals
Dec 2018 260.7 279.2 266.0 Index 1982=100
Basic inorganic chemicals
Dec 2018 279.5 278.6 264.6 Index 1982=100
Inorganic chemicals, other than alkalies and chlorine
Dec 2018 276.4 276.2 260.9 Index 1982=100
Aluminum compounds
Dec 2018 134.5 134.5 124.5 Index Jun 1995=100
Inorganic acids, inc hydrochloric, sulfuric acid and other
Dec 2018 110.6 108.6 95.5 Index Dec 2008=100
Sulfuric acid
Dec 2018 149.3 143.6 133.4 Index Jun 1987=100
Lime
Dec 2018 244.0 247.0 240.9 Index 1982=100
Potassium & sodium compounds, ex bleaches
Dec 2018 288.9 287.6 279.0 Index Jun 2001=100
Rock salt
Dec 2018 415.4 414.5 367.0 Index Dec 1984=100
Other inorganic chemicals, nec
Dec 2018 147.5 147.5 140.9 Index Dec 2006=100
Potassium salts & boron
. . . . Index Jun 2007=100
Alkalies and chlorine, including natural sodium carbonate and sulfate
Dec 2018 340.2 337.1 323.9 Index 1982=100
Natural sodium carbonate and sulfate
Dec 2018 200.9 188.7 185.3 Index 1982=100
Basic organic chemicals
Dec 2018 258.6 280.2 267.1 Index 1982=100
Primary basic organic chemicals
Dec 2018 244.8 299.9 273.4 Index 1982=100
Aromatics
Dec 2018 278.9 372.2 317.5 Index Jun 2001=100
Liquid refinery gases
Dec 2018 204.1 237.4 225.6 Index Jun 2001=100
Cyclic intermediate chemicals and dyes
Dec 2018 213.5 221.1 202.7 Index 1982=100
Cyclic intermediate chemicals
Dec 2018 200.1 207.7 191.6 Index Jun 2001=100
Synthetic organic dyes
Dec 2018 103.6 103.6 88.6 Index Jun 2001=100
Other basic organics
Dec 2018 239.7 240.6 237.2 Index 1982=100
Ethanol (ethyl alcohol)
Dec 2018 164.0 167.8 179.9 Index 1982=100
Other basic organics, nec
Dec 2018 256.7 256.7 248.7 Index Jun 1987=100
Fatty acids
Dec 2018 134.1 136.2 151.1 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
Dec 2018 109.5 112.1 106.4 Index Dec 2008=100
Synthetic organic alcohols, mixed and unmixed
. . . . Index Dec 2007=100
Synthetic organic chemicals for use as flavor and perfume materials
Dec 2018 118.6 120.9 117.1 Index Dec 2007=100
Synthetic organic plasticizers
Dec 2018 121.6 124.8 112.8 Index Dec 2007=100
Other synthetic organic chemicals
Dec 2018 86.7 87.3 82.4 Index Dec 2007=100
Miscellaneous end use chemicals and chemical products, excluding urea
Dec 2018 186.0 184.0 182.4 Index Dec 2007=100
Miscellaneous cyclic and acyclic chemicals and chemical products, excluding fatty acid esters
Dec 2018 120.2 119.9 115.3 Index Dec 2007=100
Paints and allied products
Dec 2018 287.4 287.2 274.1 Index 1982=100
Prepared paint
Dec 2018 293.7 293.4 278.2 Index 1982=100
Architectural coatings
Dec 2018 334.1 333.2 311.8 Index 1982=100
Architectural coatings
Dec 2018 183.3 182.8 171.1 Index Dec 2003=100
Exterior architectural coatings
Dec 2018 111.4 111.0 104.5 Index Dec 2012=100
Interior architectural coatings
Dec 2018 105.9 105.7 98.6 Index Dec 2012=100
OEM finishes excluding marine coatings
Dec 2018 198.6 198.9 194.7 Index Jun 1983=100
OEM finishes excluding marine coatings
Dec 2018 198.6 198.9 194.7 Index Jun 1983=100
Transportation finishes, except powdered and high-solids coatings
Dec 2018 107.9 108.0 105.4 Index Dec 2012=100
All other product finishes for original equipment manufacturers (OEM), excluding marine coating
Dec 2018 103.1 103.3 101.2 Index Dec 2012=100
Special purpose coatings, incl marine, industrial & construction coatings
Dec 2018 384.0 383.4 357.7 Index Jun 1983=100
Special purpose coatings, incl marine, industrial & construction coatings
Dec 2018 384.0 383.4 357.7 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
Dec 2018 254.1 254.3 247.1 Index 1982=100
Paint colors
Dec 2018 209.2 209.3 203.2 Index 1982=100
Iron oxide pigments
Dec 2018 267.5 266.4 253.8 Index Jun 1983=100
Titanium pigments
Dec 2018 207.8 207.7 204.7 Index 1982=100
Synthetic organic pigments
Dec 2018 151.7 152.1 143.4 Index Jun 1987=100
Other inorganic pigments
Dec 2018 259.9 260.3 250.2 Index Jun 1983=100
Chrome colors
Dec 2018 98.1 98.1 97.4 Index Dec 2008=100
All other inorganic pigments
Dec 2018 108.9 108.6 104.4 Index Dec 2008=100
Kaolin and ball clay
Dec 2018 218.5 218.6 213.8 Index 1982=100
Kaolin and ball clay
Dec 2018 250.5 250.6 245.2 Index 1982=100
Allied and miscellaneous paint products
Dec 2018 326.6 326.6 316.2 Index Jun 1983=100
Allied and miscellaneous paint products
Dec 2018 326.6 326.6 316.2 Index Jun 1983=100
Allied and miscellaneous paint products
Dec 2018 184.9 184.9 179.0 Index Dec 2003=100
Drugs and pharmaceuticals
Dec 2018 591.4 591.5 568.2 Index 1982=100
Medicinal and botanical chemicals, drugs, and other products
Dec 2018 182.0 182.0 174.7 Index 1982=100
Medicinal and botanical chemicals, drugs, and other products
Dec 2018 182.1 182.1 174.8 Index Jun 1982=100
Medicinal and botanical chemicals, drugs, and other products
Dec 2018 182.1 182.1 174.8 Index Jun 1982=100
Veterinary pharmaceutical preparations
Dec 2018 183.4 . 183.1 Index 1982=100
Veterinary pharmaceutical preparations
Dec 2018 182.2 . 181.9 Index Dec 1987=100
Veterinary pharmaceutical preparations
Dec 2018 139.0 . 138.8 Index Jun 2001=100
Veterinary pharmaceutical preparations, prescription
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Biological products, including diagnostics
Dec 2018 266.7 267.0 261.2 Index 1982=100
Biological products, excluding diagnostics, for veterinary, industrial, and all other misc use
Dec 2018 136.3 136.3 131.4 Index Dec 2004=100
Biological veterinary vaccines, bacterins, toxoids, other antigens, and other biologics
. . . . Index Jun 2009=100
Diagnostics
Dec 2018 120.5 120.8 119.7 Index Jun 2009=100
In-vitro diagnostics
Dec 2018 202.8 203.5 201.4 Index 1982=100
Biological products for human use
Dec 2018 127.6 127.6 124.1 Index Jun 2009=100
Pharmaceutical preparations
Dec 2018 262.2 262.2 250.5 Index Jun 2001=100
Pharmaceuticals affecting neoplasms, the endocrine system, & metabolic diseases
Dec 2018 286.0 286.0 276.5 Index Jun 2001=100
Cancer therapy products
Dec 2018 99.2 99.2 96.2 Index Dec 2009=100
Insulin/antidiabetes products
Dec 2018 270.3 270.3 260.0 Index Dec 2009=100
Hormones and oral contraceptives
Dec 2018 215.3 215.3 198.7 Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the central nervous system and the sense organs
Dec 2018 296.1 296.3 273.7 Index Jun 2001=100
Analgesics
Dec 2018 254.5 254.9 220.6 Index Dec 2009=100
Analgesics, over-the-counter
Dec 2018 250.0 250.0 250.1 Index Jun 1981=100
Analgesics, prescription
Dec 2018 2,182.4 2,186.5 1,877.5 Index Jun 1981=100
Psychotherapeutics
Dec 2018 176.0 176.0 164.8 Index Dec 2009=100
Antidepressants
Dec 2018 173.7 173.7 163.2 Index Dec 2009=100
Other psychotherapeutics, including tranquilizers
Dec 2018 192.3 192.3 179.4 Index Dec 2009=100
Anticonvulsants
Dec 2018 218.8 218.8 205.0 Index Dec 2009=100
Other central nervous system and sense organs
Dec 2018 171.8 171.7 168.0 Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the cardiovascular system
Dec 2018 397.4 397.4 371.0 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
Dec 2018 302.6 302.6 281.9 Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the respiratory system
Dec 2018 214.2 214.7 209.4 Index Jun 2001=100
Antihistamines and bronchodilators, including antiasthmatics
Dec 2018 153.7 155.0 . Index Dec 2007=100
Other respiratory preparations
Dec 2018 182.0 182.0 174.7 Index Dec 2007=100
Other respiratory preparations, over-the-counter
Dec 2018 113.8 113.8 113.8 Index Dec 2007=100
Other respiratory preparations, prescription
Dec 2018 200.9 200.9 191.6 Index Dec 2007=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the digestive or the genito-urinary systems
Dec 2018 209.9 209.8 201.6 Index Jun 2001=100
Antispasmodic/antisecretory
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Other digestive or genito-urinary preparations
Dec 2018 152.7 152.6 145.7 Index Dec 2009=100
Other digestive or genito-urinary preparations, over-the-counter
Dec 2018 124.6 124.6 124.6 Index Jun 2001=100
Other digestive or genito-urinary preparations, prescription
Dec 2018 232.3 232.2 220.3 Index Jun 2001=100
Antacids
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the skin
Dec 2018 182.1 182.1 186.2 Index Jun 2001=100
Emollients and protectives, including burn remedies
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Other pharmaceutical preparations acting on the skin
Dec 2018 115.0 114.9 116.6 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
Dec 2018 109.8 109.8 . Index Dec 2009=100
Anti-acne preparations, prescription
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Vitamin, nutrient, and hematinic preparations
Dec 2018 136.7 136.9 134.7 Index Jun 2001=100
Multivitamins
Dec 2018 107.1 107.1 106.6 Index Dec 2009=100
Other vitamins and nutrients
Dec 2018 128.6 128.9 128.2 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
Dec 2018 260.4 258.5 250.6 Index Jun 2001=100
Broad and medium spectrum antibiotics
Dec 2018 179.8 173.8 169.9 Index Dec 2009=100
Systemic antivirals
Dec 2018 174.7 174.7 . Index Dec 2009=100
Other parasitic and infective diseases
Dec 2018 192.7 192.7 185.6 Index Dec 2009=100
Fats and oils, inedible
Dec 2018 191.0 190.1 222.2 Index 1982=100
Fats and oils, inedible
Dec 2018 191.0 190.1 222.2 Index 1982=100
Fats and oils, inedible
Dec 2018 191.0 190.1 222.2 Index 1982=100
Soybean oil, processed for inedible purposes
Dec 2018 118.9 119.4 141.4 Index Jun 1995=100
Crude soybean oil, degummed
Dec 2018 74.8 74.8 92.3 Index Dec 2007=100
Soybean oil, all other types
Dec 2018 73.5 74.2 84.7 Index Dec 2007=100
Lard, inedible tallow, and grease, except wool grease
Dec 2018 231.8 220.6 240.8 Index Jun 2002=100
Agricultural chemicals and chemical products
Dec 2018 227.5 225.7 212.1 Index 1982=100
Mixed fertilizers
Dec 2018 190.4 188.9 174.5 Index 1982=100
Mixed fertilizers
Dec 2018 200.9 199.4 184.2 Index Jun 1986=100
Mixed fertilizers
Dec 2018 200.9 199.4 184.2 Index Jun 1986=100
Mixed fertilizers, made in plants which manufacture fertilizer materials
Dec 2018 151.3 149.5 122.6 Index Dec 2009=100
Mixed fertilizers, dry, mixing only
Dec 2018 105.4 105.2 102.6 Index Dec 2009=100
Mixed fertilizers, liquid, mixing only
Dec 2018 116.9 113.7 104.9 Index Dec 2009=100
Fertilizer materials
Dec 2018 242.9 240.9 208.1 Index 1982=100
Nitrogenates
Dec 2018 271.3 268.7 244.9 Index 1982=100
Fertilizer materials of organic origin
Dec 2018 222.5 222.5 231.3 Index Dec 1993=100
Synthetic ammonia, nitric acid, ammonium compounds, and urea
Dec 2018 85.0 84.2 75.8 Index Dec 2014=100
Synthetic ammonia, nitric acid, and ammonium compounds
. . . . Index Jun 2003=100
Urea
. . . . Index 1982=100
Phosphates
Dec 2018 220.2 218.7 180.8 Index 1982=100
Phosphoric acid, 52-54 percent APA, superphosphates and other phosphate fertilizer materials
Dec 2018 95.3 94.7 78.3 Index Dec 2014=100
Superphosphates and other phosphate fertilizer materials
. . . . Index Jun 2003=100
Other agricultural chemicals
Dec 2018 189.8 188.3 194.1 Index 1982=100
Other agricultural chemicals
Dec 2018 189.8 188.3 194.1 Index 1982=100
Lawn and garden pesticides and chemicals
Dec 2018 157.0 148.9 144.6 Index Jun 2003=100
Household and institutional pesticides & chemicals
Dec 2018 140.7 138.1 138.1 Index Jun 2003=100
Agricultural and commercial pesticides and chemicals
Dec 2018 124.7 124.3 129.2 Index Jun 2003=100
Plastic resins and materials
Dec 2018 245.2 246.4 240.2 Index 1982=100
Thermoplastic resins and plastics materials
Dec 2018 247.9 249.7 244.5 Index 1982=100
Thermoplastic resins and plastics materials
Dec 2018 172.2 173.5 169.9 Index Dec 2003=100
Thermoplastic resins and plastics materials
Dec 2018 172.2 173.5 169.9 Index Dec 2003=100
Thermosetting resins and plastics materials
Dec 2018 246.3 243.6 230.8 Index 1982=100
Thermosetting resins and plastics materials
Dec 2018 175.5 173.6 164.5 Index Dec 1998=100
Thermosetting resins and plastics materials
Dec 2018 175.5 173.6 164.5 Index Dec 1998=100
Other chemicals and allied products
Dec 2018 204.6 204.8 200.4 Index 1982=100
Soaps and detergents
Dec 2018 181.3 181.1 178.5 Index 1982=100
Soaps and detergents
Dec 2018 174.2 174.0 171.4 Index Jun 1983=100
Soaps and detergents, commercial, industrial, & institutional
Dec 2018 242.4 241.8 238.6 Index Jun 1983=100
Hard surface soaps and detergents, commercial, industrial, & institutional
Dec 2018 97.0 97.0 96.3 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional laundry detergents
Dec 2018 111.4 111.2 111.1 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional dishwashing detergents
Dec 2018 117.4 116.9 113.4 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional metal cleaners
Dec 2018 112.5 112.5 . Index Dec 2011=100
Dairy, farm, and food plant cleaners, sanitizers, etc
Dec 2018 110.2 109.5 111.0 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional soaps, excluding specialty cleaners
Dec 2018 112.8 112.8 111.8 Index Dec 2011=100
Household detergents
Dec 2018 151.4 151.4 151.5 Index 1982=100
Soaps, excluding specialty cleaners, household
Dec 2018 189.0 189.2 189.2 Index Jun 1983=100
Polish and other sanitation goods
Dec 2018 195.2 195.7 183.0 Index Jun 1983=100
Polish and other sanitation goods
Dec 2018 195.2 195.7 183.0 Index Jun 1983=100
Polishing preparations and related products
Dec 2018 236.5 236.5 227.9 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
Dec 2018 165.9 165.8 162.8 Index 1982=100
Shaving preparations
Dec 2018 159.1 159.1 148.6 Index 1982=100
Shaving preparations
Dec 2018 140.8 140.8 131.5 Index Jun 1999=100
Perfumes, toilet waters, and colognes
Dec 2018 174.4 174.4 174.4 Index 1982=100
Perfumes, toilet waters, and colognes
Dec 2018 108.8 108.8 108.8 Index Jun 1999=100
Hair preparations (including shampoos)
Dec 2018 193.8 193.8 183.7 Index 1982=100
Hair preparations (including shampoos)
Dec 2018 143.4 143.4 135.9 Index Jun 1999=100
Hair preparations (including shampoos), excluding hair tonics
Dec 2018 127.0 127.0 118.7 Index Dec 2011=100
Hair tonics, including hair and scalp conditioners
Dec 2018 104.3 104.3 103.4 Index Dec 2011=100
Dentifrices
Dec 2018 139.5 139.5 133.8 Index 1982=100
Mouthwashes, gargles, and rinses
Dec 2018 103.8 103.8 103.5 Index Dec 2011=100
Creams, lotions and oils, excluding shaving, hair, and deodorant
Dec 2018 115.7 115.7 115.0 Index Jun 1999=100
Creams, lotions and oils, excluding shaving, hair, and deodorant
Dec 2018 115.7 115.7 115.0 Index Jun 1999=100
Other cosmetics and toilet preparations
Dec 2018 111.7 111.5 111.4 Index Jun 1999=100
Other cosmetics and toilet preparations
Dec 2018 111.7 111.5 111.4 Index Jun 1999=100
Misc chemical prod and preparations
Dec 2018 245.1 245.7 241.3 Index 1982=100
Explosives, propellants, and blasting accessories
Dec 2018 228.5 227.6 219.7 Index 1982=100
Explosives, propellants, and blasting accessories
Dec 2018 140.4 139.9 135.0 Index Dec 2003=100
Industrial gases
Dec 2018 251.5 251.4 252.5 Index 1982=100
Carbon dioxide
Dec 2018 351.5 351.4 342.5 Index 1982=100
Nitrogen
Dec 2018 170.0 169.9 170.3 Index 1982=100
Oxygen
Dec 2018 293.1 293.1 286.5 Index 1982=100
Argon and hydrogen
Dec 2018 107.2 106.8 105.4 Index Jun 2009=100
Other industrial gases (including fluorocarbon)
Dec 2018 174.0 174.3 174.6 Index Jun 2009=100
Adhesives and sealants
Dec 2018 264.4 263.0 255.4 Index Dec 1983=100
Synthetic resin and rubber adhesives
Dec 2018 271.7 270.8 263.2 Index Dec 1983=100
Nonstructural caulking compounds and sealants
Dec 2018 118.7 117.1 111.5 Index Dec 2011=100
Surface active agents
Dec 2018 278.6 281.7 284.6 Index Dec 1983=100
Textile and leather assistants and finishes
Dec 2018 201.0 201.0 202.2 Index Dec 1983=100
Surfactants (bulk surface active agents)
Dec 2018 300.6 304.5 307.8 Index Dec 1983=100
Gum and wood chemicals, including wood distillation products
Dec 2018 399.9 397.7 402.7 Index Jun 1984=100
Gum and wood chemicals, including wood distillation products
Dec 2018 261.1 259.7 262.9 Index Dec 2003=100
Other miscellaneous chemical products
Dec 2018 215.2 215.9 208.1 Index 1982=100
Salt, evaporated and solar
. . . . Index Jun 1985=100
Carbon black
Dec 2018 369.7 367.3 316.4 Index Dec 1983=100
Printing ink
Dec 2018 215.8 216.6 211.5 Index Jun 1984=100
Letterpress printing inks
. . . . Index Dec 2011=100
Gravure printing inks
Dec 2018 103.2 103.2 103.0 Index Dec 2011=100
Lithographic and offset printing inks
Dec 2018 104.3 104.3 103.9 Index Dec 2011=100
News and nonheat web offset printing inks
Dec 2018 104.1 104.1 104.2 Index Dec 2011=100
Publication and commercial web inks
Dec 2018 102.9 102.9 102.9 Index Dec 2011=100
Sheet-fed general inks
Dec 2018 107.0 107.0 105.8 Index Dec 2011=100
Sheet-fed packaging inks
Dec 2018 105.4 105.4 104.4 Index Dec 2011=100
Flexographic printing inks
Dec 2018 106.8 106.9 103.0 Index Dec 2011=100
Nonimpact/digital inks
Dec 2018 164.5 166.2 159.1 Index Dec 2011=100
All other printing inks
Dec 2018 103.3 102.6 103.3 Index Dec 2011=100
Water-treating compounds
Dec 2018 180.8 180.9 166.6 Index Jun 1985=100
Automotive chemicals
Dec 2018 100.0 100.0 99.5 Index Jun 2009=100
Other chemical preparations, nec
Dec 2018 250.6 252.4 247.4 Index Jun 1985=100
   

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