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    Aug 2018
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Units
Chemicals and allied products
Aug 2018 296.6 296.5 280.3 Index 1982=100
Industrial chemicals
Aug 2018 279.1 277.8 252.8 Index 1982=100
Basic inorganic chemicals
Aug 2018 278.9 278.3 258.2 Index 1982=100
Inorganic chemicals, other than alkalies and chlorine
Aug 2018 274.0 273.7 256.2 Index 1982=100
Aluminum compounds
Aug 2018 135.6 138.0 124.5 Index Jun 1995=100
Inorganic acids, inc hydrochloric, sulfuric acid and other
Aug 2018 106.1 108.4 86.5 Index Dec 2008=100
Sulfuric acid
Aug 2018 138.3 145.4 128.1 Index Jun 1987=100
Lime
Aug 2018 250.3 246.2 241.4 Index 1982=100
Potassium & sodium compounds, ex bleaches
Aug 2018 288.1 287.5 280.5 Index Jun 2001=100
Rock salt
Aug 2018 394.7 393.8 384.0 Index Dec 1984=100
Other inorganic chemicals, nec
Aug 2018 145.6 144.5 138.5 Index Dec 2006=100
Potassium salts & boron
. . . . Index Jun 2007=100
Alkalies and chlorine, including natural sodium carbonate and sulfate
Aug 2018 344.4 343.0 309.7 Index 1982=100
Natural sodium carbonate and sulfate
Aug 2018 186.1 186.0 187.7 Index 1982=100
Basic organic chemicals
Aug 2018 280.1 278.6 252.5 Index 1982=100
Primary basic organic chemicals
Aug 2018 288.6 283.6 241.9 Index 1982=100
Aromatics
Aug 2018 338.4 325.7 288.9 Index Jun 2001=100
Liquid refinery gases
Aug 2018 236.9 235.7 194.7 Index Jun 2001=100
Cyclic intermediate chemicals and dyes
Aug 2018 217.4 217.3 192.2 Index 1982=100
Cyclic intermediate chemicals
Aug 2018 205.0 204.9 180.8 Index Jun 2001=100
Synthetic organic dyes
Aug 2018 97.7 97.3 88.8 Index Jun 2001=100
Other basic organics
Aug 2018 247.3 247.9 235.3 Index 1982=100
Ethanol (ethyl alcohol)
Aug 2018 185.3 184.7 201.2 Index 1982=100
Other basic organics, nec
Aug 2018 259.9 261.0 244.2 Index Jun 1987=100
Fatty acids
Aug 2018 142.5 145.8 150.1 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
Aug 2018 112.9 109.3 107.2 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 2018 123.8 126.4 119.8 Index Dec 2007=100
Synthetic organic plasticizers
Aug 2018 119.9 118.2 109.8 Index Dec 2007=100
Other synthetic organic chemicals
Aug 2018 84.7 88.4 77.9 Index Dec 2007=100
Miscellaneous end use chemicals and chemical products, excluding urea
Aug 2018 187.8 183.7 183.1 Index Dec 2007=100
Miscellaneous cyclic and acyclic chemicals and chemical products, excluding fatty acid esters
Aug 2018 125.0 122.7 104.9 Index Dec 2007=100
Paints and allied products
Aug 2018 283.4 283.0 271.0 Index 1982=100
Prepared paint
Aug 2018 286.9 286.1 275.6 Index 1982=100
Architectural coatings
Aug 2018 321.1 320.2 307.3 Index 1982=100
Architectural coatings
Aug 2018 176.2 175.7 168.6 Index Dec 2003=100
Exterior architectural coatings
Aug 2018 107.0 107.1 103.8 Index Dec 2012=100
Interior architectural coatings
Aug 2018 101.8 101.3 96.7 Index Dec 2012=100
OEM finishes excluding marine coatings
Aug 2018 199.6 198.5 193.2 Index Jun 1983=100
OEM finishes excluding marine coatings
Aug 2018 199.6 198.5 193.2 Index Jun 1983=100
Transportation finishes, except powdered and high-solids coatings
Aug 2018 109.7 109.4 105.3 Index Dec 2012=100
All other product finishes for original equipment manufacturers (OEM), excluding marine coating
Aug 2018 103.1 102.4 100.2 Index Dec 2012=100
Special purpose coatings, incl marine, industrial & construction coatings
Aug 2018 372.6 372.9 357.4 Index Jun 1983=100
Special purpose coatings, incl marine, industrial & construction coatings
Aug 2018 372.6 372.9 357.4 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 2018 257.1 258.1 242.1 Index 1982=100
Paint colors
Aug 2018 212.0 212.9 198.2 Index 1982=100
Iron oxide pigments
Aug 2018 266.4 266.4 253.8 Index Jun 1983=100
Titanium pigments
Aug 2018 213.2 214.7 195.0 Index 1982=100
Synthetic organic pigments
Aug 2018 151.1 151.1 145.2 Index Jun 1987=100
Other inorganic pigments
Aug 2018 258.8 259.3 248.3 Index Jun 1983=100
Chrome colors
Aug 2018 98.1 98.1 95.6 Index Dec 2008=100
All other inorganic pigments
Aug 2018 107.9 108.3 104.4 Index Dec 2008=100
Kaolin and ball clay
Aug 2018 218.5 218.5 215.7 Index 1982=100
Kaolin and ball clay
Aug 2018 250.5 250.5 247.3 Index 1982=100
Allied and miscellaneous paint products
Aug 2018 326.5 326.3 315.5 Index Jun 1983=100
Allied and miscellaneous paint products
Aug 2018 326.5 326.3 315.5 Index Jun 1983=100
Allied and miscellaneous paint products
Aug 2018 184.8 184.7 178.6 Index Dec 2003=100
Drugs and pharmaceuticals
Aug 2018 584.8 586.3 563.1 Index 1982=100
Medicinal and botanical chemicals, drugs, and other products
Aug 2018 182.1 182.1 175.3 Index 1982=100
Medicinal and botanical chemicals, drugs, and other products
Aug 2018 182.2 182.2 175.3 Index Jun 1982=100
Medicinal and botanical chemicals, drugs, and other products
Aug 2018 182.2 182.2 175.3 Index Jun 1982=100
Veterinary pharmaceutical preparations
Aug 2018 183.4 183.5 183.1 Index 1982=100
Veterinary pharmaceutical preparations
Aug 2018 182.2 182.3 181.9 Index Dec 1987=100
Veterinary pharmaceutical preparations
Aug 2018 139.0 139.0 138.8 Index Jun 2001=100
Veterinary pharmaceutical preparations, prescription
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Biological products, including diagnostics
Aug 2018 267.0 265.0 261.6 Index 1982=100
Biological products, excluding diagnostics, for veterinary, industrial, and all other misc use
Aug 2018 135.1 135.1 131.4 Index Dec 2004=100
Biological veterinary vaccines, bacterins, toxoids, other antigens, and other biologics
. . . . Index Jun 2009=100
Diagnostics
Aug 2018 120.8 120.3 120.1 Index Jun 2009=100
In-vitro diagnostics
Aug 2018 203.4 202.4 202.4 Index 1982=100
Biological products for human use
Aug 2018 127.8 126.4 124.1 Index Jun 2009=100
Pharmaceutical preparations
Aug 2018 258.2 259.5 247.5 Index Jun 2001=100
Pharmaceuticals affecting neoplasms, the endocrine system, & metabolic diseases
Aug 2018 286.0 288.3 277.1 Index Jun 2001=100
Cancer therapy products
Aug 2018 99.2 99.2 99.7 Index Dec 2009=100
Insulin/antidiabetes products
Aug 2018 270.3 270.3 257.9 Index Dec 2009=100
Hormones and oral contraceptives
Aug 2018 215.2 219.3 198.7 Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the central nervous system and the sense organs
Aug 2018 282.6 283.7 275.5 Index Jun 2001=100
Analgesics
Aug 2018 226.7 226.6 218.8 Index Dec 2009=100
Analgesics, over-the-counter
Aug 2018 249.7 249.5 250.1 Index Jun 1981=100
Analgesics, prescription
Aug 2018 1,932.0 1,932.0 1,861.1 Index Jun 1981=100
Psychotherapeutics
Aug 2018 176.0 177.4 164.8 Index Dec 2009=100
Antidepressants
Aug 2018 173.7 176.4 163.2 Index Dec 2009=100
Other psychotherapeutics, including tranquilizers
Aug 2018 192.1 192.1 179.4 Index Dec 2009=100
Anticonvulsants
Aug 2018 218.8 231.0 205.0 Index Dec 2009=100
Other central nervous system and sense organs
Aug 2018 171.9 172.3 171.3 Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the cardiovascular system
Aug 2018 381.3 381.3 325.9 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 2018 287.1 287.1 237.3 Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the respiratory system
Aug 2018 214.5 217.6 216.8 Index Jun 2001=100
Antihistamines and bronchodilators, including antiasthmatics
Aug 2018 154.5 162.8 . Index Dec 2007=100
Other respiratory preparations
Aug 2018 182.0 182.0 174.6 Index Dec 2007=100
Other respiratory preparations, over-the-counter
Aug 2018 113.8 113.8 113.8 Index Dec 2007=100
Other respiratory preparations, prescription
Aug 2018 200.9 200.9 191.5 Index Dec 2007=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the digestive or the genito-urinary systems
Aug 2018 213.8 213.8 201.5 Index Jun 2001=100
Antispasmodic/antisecretory
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Other digestive or genito-urinary preparations
Aug 2018 155.7 155.7 145.6 Index Dec 2009=100
Other digestive or genito-urinary preparations, over-the-counter
Aug 2018 124.6 124.6 124.6 Index Jun 2001=100
Other digestive or genito-urinary preparations, prescription
Aug 2018 237.4 237.4 220.1 Index Jun 2001=100
Antacids
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the skin
Aug 2018 185.8 185.6 192.5 Index Jun 2001=100
Emollients and protectives, including burn remedies
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Other pharmaceutical preparations acting on the skin
Aug 2018 115.5 114.9 122.9 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 2018 127.3 127.3 . Index Dec 2009=100
Anti-acne preparations, prescription
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Vitamin, nutrient, and hematinic preparations
Aug 2018 136.5 136.5 134.3 Index Jun 2001=100
Multivitamins
Aug 2018 107.1 107.1 106.6 Index Dec 2009=100
Other vitamins and nutrients
Aug 2018 128.2 128.0 127.5 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 2018 258.4 258.4 250.6 Index Jun 2001=100
Broad and medium spectrum antibiotics
Aug 2018 173.8 173.8 170.0 Index Dec 2009=100
Systemic antivirals
Aug 2018 174.7 174.7 . Index Dec 2009=100
Other parasitic and infective diseases
Aug 2018 192.6 192.6 185.6 Index Dec 2009=100
Fats and oils, inedible
Aug 2018 184.0 188.0 228.0 Index 1982=100
Fats and oils, inedible
Aug 2018 184.0 188.0 228.0 Index 1982=100
Fats and oils, inedible
Aug 2018 184.0 188.0 228.0 Index 1982=100
Soybean oil, processed for inedible purposes
Aug 2018 113.4 115.1 140.5 Index Jun 1995=100
Crude soybean oil, degummed
Aug 2018 69.2 69.5 91.3 Index Dec 2007=100
Soybean oil, all other types
Aug 2018 71.9 73.7 84.8 Index Dec 2007=100
Lard, inedible tallow, and grease, except wool grease
Aug 2018 233.7 245.6 282.6 Index Jun 2002=100
Agricultural chemicals and chemical products
Aug 2018 222.4 223.6 200.6 Index 1982=100
Mixed fertilizers
Aug 2018 182.9 182.7 174.3 Index 1982=100
Mixed fertilizers
Aug 2018 193.0 192.8 183.9 Index Jun 1986=100
Mixed fertilizers
Aug 2018 193.0 192.8 183.9 Index Jun 1986=100
Mixed fertilizers, made in plants which manufacture fertilizer materials
Aug 2018 140.7 141.1 121.9 Index Dec 2009=100
Mixed fertilizers, dry, mixing only
Aug 2018 103.5 103.3 102.1 Index Dec 2009=100
Mixed fertilizers, liquid, mixing only
Aug 2018 108.7 107.9 108.0 Index Dec 2009=100
Fertilizer materials
Aug 2018 224.8 227.8 194.7 Index 1982=100
Nitrogenates
Aug 2018 247.6 251.4 222.9 Index 1982=100
Fertilizer materials of organic origin
Aug 2018 222.5 222.5 229.8 Index Dec 1993=100
Synthetic ammonia, nitric acid, ammonium compounds, and urea
Aug 2018 77.0 78.2 68.8 Index Dec 2014=100
Synthetic ammonia, nitric acid, and ammonium compounds
. . . . Index Jun 2003=100
Urea
. . . . Index 1982=100
Phosphates
Aug 2018 206.1 208.6 174.3 Index 1982=100
Phosphoric acid, 52-54 percent APA, superphosphates and other phosphate fertilizer materials
Aug 2018 89.2 90.3 75.4 Index Dec 2014=100
Superphosphates and other phosphate fertilizer materials
. . . . Index Jun 2003=100
Other agricultural chemicals
Aug 2018 197.9 198.0 182.0 Index 1982=100
Other agricultural chemicals
Aug 2018 197.9 198.0 182.0 Index 1982=100
Lawn and garden pesticides and chemicals
Aug 2018 144.6 144.6 136.1 Index Jun 2003=100
Household and institutional pesticides & chemicals
Aug 2018 139.1 139.5 138.0 Index Jun 2003=100
Agricultural and commercial pesticides and chemicals
Aug 2018 132.1 132.1 118.6 Index Jun 2003=100
Plastic resins and materials
Aug 2018 243.1 244.2 230.3 Index 1982=100
Thermoplastic resins and plastics materials
Aug 2018 246.7 247.3 233.0 Index 1982=100
Thermoplastic resins and plastics materials
Aug 2018 171.4 171.8 161.9 Index Dec 2003=100
Thermoplastic resins and plastics materials
Aug 2018 171.4 171.8 161.9 Index Dec 2003=100
Thermosetting resins and plastics materials
Aug 2018 238.4 242.4 229.4 Index 1982=100
Thermosetting resins and plastics materials
Aug 2018 169.9 172.7 163.5 Index Dec 1998=100
Thermosetting resins and plastics materials
Aug 2018 169.9 172.7 163.5 Index Dec 1998=100
Other chemicals and allied products
Aug 2018 204.6 204.3 199.2 Index 1982=100
Soaps and detergents
Aug 2018 181.4 181.6 177.9 Index 1982=100
Soaps and detergents
Aug 2018 174.2 174.5 170.8 Index Jun 1983=100
Soaps and detergents, commercial, industrial, & institutional
Aug 2018 243.1 243.1 236.3 Index Jun 1983=100
Hard surface soaps and detergents, commercial, industrial, & institutional
Aug 2018 97.0 97.0 96.3 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional laundry detergents
Aug 2018 111.5 111.5 109.8 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional dishwashing detergents
Aug 2018 116.9 116.9 111.6 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional metal cleaners
Aug 2018 113.1 113.1 . Index Dec 2011=100
Dairy, farm, and food plant cleaners, sanitizers, etc
Aug 2018 115.2 115.2 111.6 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional soaps, excluding specialty cleaners
Aug 2018 113.3 113.3 111.2 Index Dec 2011=100
Household detergents
Aug 2018 151.4 151.5 151.5 Index 1982=100
Soaps, excluding specialty cleaners, household
Aug 2018 187.9 189.6 189.2 Index Jun 1983=100
Polish and other sanitation goods
Aug 2018 195.4 193.5 179.9 Index Jun 1983=100
Polish and other sanitation goods
Aug 2018 195.4 193.5 179.9 Index Jun 1983=100
Polishing preparations and related products
Aug 2018 236.6 237.0 224.9 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
Aug 2018 165.3 165.2 162.6 Index 1982=100
Shaving preparations
Aug 2018 159.4 159.4 149.1 Index 1982=100
Shaving preparations
Aug 2018 141.1 141.1 131.9 Index Jun 1999=100
Perfumes, toilet waters, and colognes
Aug 2018 174.4 174.4 174.4 Index 1982=100
Perfumes, toilet waters, and colognes
Aug 2018 108.8 108.8 108.8 Index Jun 1999=100
Hair preparations (including shampoos)
Aug 2018 193.8 193.5 182.7 Index 1982=100
Hair preparations (including shampoos)
Aug 2018 143.4 143.2 135.2 Index Jun 1999=100
Hair preparations (including shampoos), excluding hair tonics
Aug 2018 127.0 126.7 118.7 Index Dec 2011=100
Hair tonics, including hair and scalp conditioners
Aug 2018 104.3 104.3 102.1 Index Dec 2011=100
Dentifrices
Aug 2018 135.3 135.3 133.8 Index 1982=100
Mouthwashes, gargles, and rinses
Aug 2018 103.8 103.7 103.5 Index Dec 2011=100
Creams, lotions and oils, excluding shaving, hair, and deodorant
Aug 2018 116.0 116.0 115.0 Index Jun 1999=100
Creams, lotions and oils, excluding shaving, hair, and deodorant
Aug 2018 116.0 116.0 115.0 Index Jun 1999=100
Other cosmetics and toilet preparations
Aug 2018 111.4 111.4 111.5 Index Jun 1999=100
Other cosmetics and toilet preparations
Aug 2018 111.4 111.4 111.5 Index Jun 1999=100
Misc chemical prod and preparations
Aug 2018 245.5 245.2 239.5 Index 1982=100
Explosives, propellants, and blasting accessories
Aug 2018 227.3 226.6 218.8 Index 1982=100
Explosives, propellants, and blasting accessories
Aug 2018 139.7 139.3 134.5 Index Dec 2003=100
Industrial gases
Aug 2018 251.4 251.1 252.6 Index 1982=100
Carbon dioxide
Aug 2018 342.1 342.2 349.9 Index 1982=100
Nitrogen
Aug 2018 175.2 174.8 169.9 Index 1982=100
Oxygen
Aug 2018 294.5 294.2 282.9 Index 1982=100
Argon and hydrogen
Aug 2018 105.6 105.2 105.5 Index Jun 2009=100
Other industrial gases (including fluorocarbon)
Aug 2018 174.3 174.3 174.8 Index Jun 2009=100
Adhesives and sealants
Aug 2018 262.2 261.1 252.4 Index Dec 1983=100
Synthetic resin and rubber adhesives
Aug 2018 269.8 268.6 261.0 Index Dec 1983=100
Nonstructural caulking compounds and sealants
Aug 2018 117.0 116.3 109.3 Index Dec 2011=100
Surface active agents
Aug 2018 283.2 286.7 280.7 Index Dec 1983=100
Textile and leather assistants and finishes
Aug 2018 201.0 201.0 200.4 Index Dec 1983=100
Surfactants (bulk surface active agents)
Aug 2018 306.4 310.8 303.5 Index Dec 1983=100
Gum and wood chemicals, including wood distillation products
Aug 2018 408.6 397.0 398.9 Index Jun 1984=100
Gum and wood chemicals, including wood distillation products
Aug 2018 266.8 259.2 260.5 Index Dec 2003=100
Other miscellaneous chemical products
Aug 2018 214.7 213.7 206.7 Index 1982=100
Salt, evaporated and solar
. . . . Index Jun 1985=100
Carbon black
Aug 2018 366.3 363.5 304.1 Index Dec 1983=100
Printing ink
Aug 2018 214.8 214.8 211.1 Index Jun 1984=100
Letterpress printing inks
. . . . Index Dec 2011=100
Gravure printing inks
Aug 2018 103.1 103.0 102.9 Index Dec 2011=100
Lithographic and offset printing inks
Aug 2018 104.0 104.0 104.4 Index Dec 2011=100
News and nonheat web offset printing inks
Aug 2018 104.1 104.1 106.8 Index Dec 2011=100
Publication and commercial web inks
Aug 2018 102.9 102.9 102.7 Index Dec 2011=100
Sheet-fed general inks
Aug 2018 106.3 106.3 105.3 Index Dec 2011=100
Sheet-fed packaging inks
Aug 2018 104.6 104.6 103.6 Index Dec 2011=100
Flexographic printing inks
Aug 2018 103.5 103.5 103.0 Index Dec 2011=100
Nonimpact/digital inks
Aug 2018 165.0 165.0 157.5 Index Dec 2011=100
All other printing inks
Aug 2018 102.9 103.0 102.6 Index Dec 2011=100
Water-treating compounds
Aug 2018 176.2 174.2 163.6 Index Jun 1985=100
Automotive chemicals
Aug 2018 99.5 99.5 98.6 Index Jun 2009=100
Other chemical preparations, nec
Aug 2018 252.5 251.0 246.9 Index Jun 1985=100
   

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