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    Oct 2018
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Units
Chemicals and allied products
Oct 2018 300.4 297.0 284.1 Index 1982=100
Industrial chemicals
Oct 2018 287.7 278.8 258.5 Index 1982=100
Basic inorganic chemicals
Oct 2018 280.8 278.6 261.7 Index 1982=100
Inorganic chemicals, other than alkalies and chlorine
Oct 2018 277.5 274.0 259.4 Index 1982=100
Aluminum compounds
Oct 2018 136.2 136.2 124.5 Index Jun 1995=100
Inorganic acids, inc hydrochloric, sulfuric acid and other
Oct 2018 107.9 106.6 87.9 Index Dec 2008=100
Sulfuric acid
Oct 2018 143.2 139.1 128.8 Index Jun 1987=100
Lime
Oct 2018 246.9 244.9 241.2 Index 1982=100
Potassium & sodium compounds, ex bleaches
Oct 2018 286.7 287.9 278.8 Index Jun 2001=100
Rock salt
Oct 2018 414.1 395.3 384.0 Index Dec 1984=100
Other inorganic chemicals, nec
Oct 2018 149.0 146.0 141.4 Index Dec 2006=100
Potassium salts & boron
. . . . Index Jun 2007=100
Alkalies and chlorine, including natural sodium carbonate and sulfate
Oct 2018 342.4 343.2 314.8 Index 1982=100
Natural sodium carbonate and sulfate
Oct 2018 188.5 188.1 185.4 Index 1982=100
Basic organic chemicals
Oct 2018 289.8 279.7 258.7 Index 1982=100
Primary basic organic chemicals
Oct 2018 319.9 294.0 255.9 Index 1982=100
Aromatics
Oct 2018 366.9 334.5 292.3 Index Jun 2001=100
Liquid refinery gases
Oct 2018 266.3 245.7 213.9 Index Jun 2001=100
Cyclic intermediate chemicals and dyes
Oct 2018 217.6 216.6 199.2 Index 1982=100
Cyclic intermediate chemicals
Oct 2018 204.6 203.9 188.0 Index Jun 2001=100
Synthetic organic dyes
Oct 2018 101.7 99.7 88.4 Index Jun 2001=100
Other basic organics
Oct 2018 244.1 243.7 235.4 Index 1982=100
Ethanol (ethyl alcohol)
Oct 2018 166.4 168.8 191.9 Index 1982=100
Other basic organics, nec
Oct 2018 261.6 260.4 245.3 Index Jun 1987=100
Fatty acids
Oct 2018 143.1 144.4 152.3 Index Dec 2007=100
Bulk pesticides and other bulk synthetic organic agricultural chemicals, excluding preparation
Oct 2018 196.0 196.0 195.8 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 2018 111.0 109.9 106.1 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 2018 117.0 118.9 118.3 Index Dec 2007=100
Synthetic organic plasticizers
Oct 2018 119.2 116.7 112.0 Index Dec 2007=100
Other synthetic organic chemicals
Oct 2018 87.8 88.6 80.8 Index Dec 2007=100
Miscellaneous end use chemicals and chemical products, excluding urea
Oct 2018 194.6 186.3 181.6 Index Dec 2007=100
Miscellaneous cyclic and acyclic chemicals and chemical products, excluding fatty acid esters
Oct 2018 119.7 122.9 106.6 Index Dec 2007=100
Paints and allied products
Oct 2018 285.9 284.2 271.9 Index 1982=100
Prepared paint
Oct 2018 289.5 287.2 275.9 Index 1982=100
Architectural coatings
Oct 2018 322.1 321.3 308.6 Index 1982=100
Architectural coatings
Oct 2018 176.7 176.3 169.3 Index Dec 2003=100
Exterior architectural coatings
Oct 2018 107.9 108.2 104.4 Index Dec 2012=100
Interior architectural coatings
Oct 2018 101.8 101.3 97.0 Index Dec 2012=100
OEM finishes excluding marine coatings
Oct 2018 198.7 199.2 192.6 Index Jun 1983=100
OEM finishes excluding marine coatings
Oct 2018 198.7 199.2 192.6 Index Jun 1983=100
Transportation finishes, except powdered and high-solids coatings
Oct 2018 108.3 109.1 105.2 Index Dec 2012=100
All other product finishes for original equipment manufacturers (OEM), excluding marine coating
Oct 2018 103.0 103.1 99.9 Index Dec 2012=100
Special purpose coatings, incl marine, industrial & construction coatings
Oct 2018 386.1 374.7 357.6 Index Jun 1983=100
Special purpose coatings, incl marine, industrial & construction coatings
Oct 2018 386.1 374.7 357.6 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 2018 259.9 259.6 244.7 Index 1982=100
Paint colors
Oct 2018 214.5 214.3 200.9 Index 1982=100
Iron oxide pigments
Oct 2018 266.4 266.4 253.8 Index Jun 1983=100
Titanium pigments
Oct 2018 216.9 216.9 200.5 Index 1982=100
Synthetic organic pigments
Oct 2018 152.5 152.5 143.5 Index Jun 1987=100
Other inorganic pigments
Oct 2018 259.1 257.3 250.2 Index Jun 1983=100
Chrome colors
Oct 2018 98.1 98.1 97.4 Index Dec 2008=100
All other inorganic pigments
Oct 2018 107.7 106.2 104.4 Index Dec 2008=100
Kaolin and ball clay
Oct 2018 218.5 218.5 213.8 Index 1982=100
Kaolin and ball clay
Oct 2018 250.5 250.5 245.1 Index 1982=100
Allied and miscellaneous paint products
Oct 2018 326.9 326.5 316.0 Index Jun 1983=100
Allied and miscellaneous paint products
Oct 2018 326.9 326.5 316.0 Index Jun 1983=100
Allied and miscellaneous paint products
Oct 2018 185.1 184.8 178.9 Index Dec 2003=100
Drugs and pharmaceuticals
Oct 2018 586.0 586.0 568.0 Index 1982=100
Medicinal and botanical chemicals, drugs, and other products
Oct 2018 182.0 182.1 174.7 Index 1982=100
Medicinal and botanical chemicals, drugs, and other products
Oct 2018 182.1 182.2 174.8 Index Jun 1982=100
Medicinal and botanical chemicals, drugs, and other products
Oct 2018 182.1 182.2 174.8 Index Jun 1982=100
Veterinary pharmaceutical preparations
Oct 2018 183.4 183.4 183.1 Index 1982=100
Veterinary pharmaceutical preparations
Oct 2018 182.2 182.2 181.9 Index Dec 1987=100
Veterinary pharmaceutical preparations
Oct 2018 139.0 139.0 138.8 Index Jun 2001=100
Veterinary pharmaceutical preparations, prescription
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Biological products, including diagnostics
Oct 2018 266.6 266.5 261.6 Index 1982=100
Biological products, excluding diagnostics, for veterinary, industrial, and all other misc use
Oct 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
Oct 2018 120.4 120.3 120.2 Index Jun 2009=100
In-vitro diagnostics
Oct 2018 202.5 202.4 202.5 Index 1982=100
Biological products for human use
Oct 2018 127.6 127.6 124.1 Index Jun 2009=100
Pharmaceutical preparations
Oct 2018 259.0 259.0 250.3 Index Jun 2001=100
Pharmaceuticals affecting neoplasms, the endocrine system, & metabolic diseases
Oct 2018 286.0 286.0 275.9 Index Jun 2001=100
Cancer therapy products
Oct 2018 99.2 99.2 96.2 Index Dec 2009=100
Insulin/antidiabetes products
Oct 2018 270.3 270.3 257.9 Index Dec 2009=100
Hormones and oral contraceptives
Oct 2018 215.3 215.3 198.7 Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the central nervous system and the sense organs
Oct 2018 287.4 287.5 273.7 Index Jun 2001=100
Analgesics
Oct 2018 236.3 236.6 220.6 Index Dec 2009=100
Analgesics, over-the-counter
Oct 2018 250.6 . 250.1 Index Jun 1981=100
Analgesics, prescription
Oct 2018 2,018.8 2,020.4 1,877.5 Index Jun 1981=100
Psychotherapeutics
Oct 2018 176.0 176.0 164.8 Index Dec 2009=100
Antidepressants
Oct 2018 173.7 173.7 163.2 Index Dec 2009=100
Other psychotherapeutics, including tranquilizers
Oct 2018 192.3 192.1 179.4 Index Dec 2009=100
Anticonvulsants
Oct 2018 218.8 218.8 205.0 Index Dec 2009=100
Other central nervous system and sense organs
Oct 2018 171.9 171.9 168.0 Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the cardiovascular system
Oct 2018 381.4 381.4 371.0 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
Oct 2018 287.2 287.2 281.9 Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the respiratory system
Oct 2018 214.8 214.5 209.0 Index Jun 2001=100
Antihistamines and bronchodilators, including antiasthmatics
Oct 2018 155.1 154.4 . Index Dec 2007=100
Other respiratory preparations
Oct 2018 182.0 182.0 174.7 Index Dec 2007=100
Other respiratory preparations, over-the-counter
Oct 2018 113.8 113.8 113.8 Index Dec 2007=100
Other respiratory preparations, prescription
Oct 2018 200.9 200.9 191.6 Index Dec 2007=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the digestive or the genito-urinary systems
Oct 2018 209.9 209.9 201.6 Index Jun 2001=100
Antispasmodic/antisecretory
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Other digestive or genito-urinary preparations
Oct 2018 152.7 152.7 145.7 Index Dec 2009=100
Other digestive or genito-urinary preparations, over-the-counter
Oct 2018 124.6 124.6 124.6 Index Jun 2001=100
Other digestive or genito-urinary preparations, prescription
Oct 2018 232.3 232.3 220.3 Index Jun 2001=100
Antacids
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the skin
Oct 2018 182.3 182.1 186.2 Index Jun 2001=100
Emollients and protectives, including burn remedies
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Other pharmaceutical preparations acting on the skin
Oct 2018 115.4 115.5 116.6 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
Oct 2018 109.8 108.8 . Index Dec 2009=100
Anti-acne preparations, prescription
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Vitamin, nutrient, and hematinic preparations
Oct 2018 136.8 136.8 134.8 Index Jun 2001=100
Multivitamins
Oct 2018 107.1 107.1 106.6 Index Dec 2009=100
Other vitamins and nutrients
Oct 2018 128.8 128.8 128.2 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
Oct 2018 258.5 258.5 250.6 Index Jun 2001=100
Broad and medium spectrum antibiotics
Oct 2018 173.8 173.8 169.9 Index Dec 2009=100
Systemic antivirals
Oct 2018 174.7 174.7 . Index Dec 2009=100
Other parasitic and infective diseases
Oct 2018 192.7 192.7 185.6 Index Dec 2009=100
Fats and oils, inedible
Oct 2018 184.9 189.2 225.9 Index 1982=100
Fats and oils, inedible
Oct 2018 184.9 189.2 225.9 Index 1982=100
Fats and oils, inedible
Oct 2018 184.9 189.2 225.9 Index 1982=100
Soybean oil, processed for inedible purposes
Oct 2018 116.0 116.5 140.1 Index Jun 1995=100
Crude soybean oil, degummed
Oct 2018 74.9 74.8 90.8 Index Dec 2007=100
Soybean oil, all other types
Oct 2018 70.2 70.8 84.9 Index Dec 2007=100
Lard, inedible tallow, and grease, except wool grease
Oct 2018 215.3 241.2 273.1 Index Jun 2002=100
Agricultural chemicals and chemical products
Oct 2018 225.8 222.1 202.2 Index 1982=100
Mixed fertilizers
Oct 2018 186.4 184.7 173.6 Index 1982=100
Mixed fertilizers
Oct 2018 196.7 194.9 183.1 Index Jun 1986=100
Mixed fertilizers
Oct 2018 196.7 194.9 183.1 Index Jun 1986=100
Mixed fertilizers, made in plants which manufacture fertilizer materials
Oct 2018 146.1 144.4 120.7 Index Dec 2009=100
Mixed fertilizers, dry, mixing only
Oct 2018 104.6 103.5 102.3 Index Dec 2009=100
Mixed fertilizers, liquid, mixing only
Oct 2018 110.2 110.2 105.2 Index Dec 2009=100
Fertilizer materials
Oct 2018 237.4 229.6 195.4 Index 1982=100
Nitrogenates
Oct 2018 261.6 250.0 222.2 Index 1982=100
Fertilizer materials of organic origin
Oct 2018 222.5 222.5 229.8 Index Dec 1993=100
Synthetic ammonia, nitric acid, ammonium compounds, and urea
Oct 2018 81.7 77.8 68.5 Index Dec 2014=100
Synthetic ammonia, nitric acid, and ammonium compounds
. . . . Index Jun 2003=100
Urea
. . . . Index 1982=100
Phosphates
Oct 2018 217.7 212.4 176.0 Index 1982=100
Phosphoric acid, 52-54 percent APA, superphosphates and other phosphate fertilizer materials
Oct 2018 94.2 91.9 76.2 Index Dec 2014=100
Superphosphates and other phosphate fertilizer materials
. . . . Index Jun 2003=100
Other agricultural chemicals
Oct 2018 192.7 192.4 184.8 Index 1982=100
Other agricultural chemicals
Oct 2018 192.7 192.4 184.8 Index 1982=100
Lawn and garden pesticides and chemicals
Oct 2018 148.9 144.6 136.1 Index Jun 2003=100
Household and institutional pesticides & chemicals
Oct 2018 138.1 138.5 138.4 Index Jun 2003=100
Agricultural and commercial pesticides and chemicals
Oct 2018 127.8 127.8 121.1 Index Jun 2003=100
Plastic resins and materials
Oct 2018 245.6 244.7 237.7 Index 1982=100
Thermoplastic resins and plastics materials
Oct 2018 248.9 248.5 241.5 Index 1982=100
Thermoplastic resins and plastics materials
Oct 2018 173.0 172.7 167.8 Index Dec 2003=100
Thermoplastic resins and plastics materials
Oct 2018 173.0 172.7 167.8 Index Dec 2003=100
Thermosetting resins and plastics materials
Oct 2018 242.6 238.6 230.5 Index 1982=100
Thermosetting resins and plastics materials
Oct 2018 172.9 170.0 164.2 Index Dec 1998=100
Thermosetting resins and plastics materials
Oct 2018 172.9 170.0 164.2 Index Dec 1998=100
Other chemicals and allied products
Oct 2018 204.8 204.7 199.4 Index 1982=100
Soaps and detergents
Oct 2018 181.2 181.5 177.9 Index 1982=100
Soaps and detergents
Oct 2018 174.0 174.3 170.9 Index Jun 1983=100
Soaps and detergents, commercial, industrial, & institutional
Oct 2018 242.1 243.2 236.4 Index Jun 1983=100
Hard surface soaps and detergents, commercial, industrial, & institutional
Oct 2018 97.0 97.0 96.3 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional laundry detergents
Oct 2018 111.2 111.5 109.8 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional dishwashing detergents
Oct 2018 116.9 116.9 112.0 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional metal cleaners
Oct 2018 112.5 112.5 . Index Dec 2011=100
Dairy, farm, and food plant cleaners, sanitizers, etc
Oct 2018 109.5 115.3 111.0 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional soaps, excluding specialty cleaners
Oct 2018 113.9 113.6 111.0 Index Dec 2011=100
Household detergents
Oct 2018 151.4 151.4 151.5 Index 1982=100
Soaps, excluding specialty cleaners, household
Oct 2018 189.0 . 189.2 Index Jun 1983=100
Polish and other sanitation goods
Oct 2018 195.5 197.6 180.9 Index Jun 1983=100
Polish and other sanitation goods
Oct 2018 195.5 197.6 180.9 Index Jun 1983=100
Polishing preparations and related products
Oct 2018 236.6 236.6 226.2 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 2018 165.8 165.2 162.8 Index 1982=100
Shaving preparations
Oct 2018 159.1 159.4 149.1 Index 1982=100
Shaving preparations
Oct 2018 140.8 141.1 131.9 Index Jun 1999=100
Perfumes, toilet waters, and colognes
Oct 2018 174.4 174.4 174.4 Index 1982=100
Perfumes, toilet waters, and colognes
Oct 2018 108.8 108.8 108.8 Index Jun 1999=100
Hair preparations (including shampoos)
Oct 2018 193.8 193.8 183.7 Index 1982=100
Hair preparations (including shampoos)
Oct 2018 143.4 143.4 135.9 Index Jun 1999=100
Hair preparations (including shampoos), excluding hair tonics
Oct 2018 127.0 127.0 118.7 Index Dec 2011=100
Hair tonics, including hair and scalp conditioners
Oct 2018 104.3 104.3 103.4 Index Dec 2011=100
Dentifrices
Oct 2018 139.5 135.3 133.8 Index 1982=100
Mouthwashes, gargles, and rinses
Oct 2018 103.8 103.8 103.5 Index Dec 2011=100
Creams, lotions and oils, excluding shaving, hair, and deodorant
Oct 2018 115.7 115.7 115.0 Index Jun 1999=100
Creams, lotions and oils, excluding shaving, hair, and deodorant
Oct 2018 115.7 115.7 115.0 Index Jun 1999=100
Other cosmetics and toilet preparations
Oct 2018 111.6 111.4 111.5 Index Jun 1999=100
Other cosmetics and toilet preparations
Oct 2018 111.6 111.4 111.5 Index Jun 1999=100
Misc chemical prod and preparations
Oct 2018 245.7 245.3 239.6 Index 1982=100
Explosives, propellants, and blasting accessories
Oct 2018 227.1 227.2 217.9 Index 1982=100
Explosives, propellants, and blasting accessories
Oct 2018 139.6 139.7 134.0 Index Dec 2003=100
Industrial gases
Oct 2018 250.9 251.3 252.3 Index 1982=100
Carbon dioxide
Oct 2018 351.5 342.1 347.8 Index 1982=100
Nitrogen
Oct 2018 169.4 175.1 169.0 Index 1982=100
Oxygen
Oct 2018 292.0 294.7 286.0 Index 1982=100
Argon and hydrogen
Oct 2018 106.2 105.5 105.2 Index Jun 2009=100
Other industrial gases (including fluorocarbon)
Oct 2018 174.3 174.3 174.6 Index Jun 2009=100
Adhesives and sealants
Oct 2018 262.8 262.3 253.9 Index Dec 1983=100
Synthetic resin and rubber adhesives
Oct 2018 270.1 269.7 262.6 Index Dec 1983=100
Nonstructural caulking compounds and sealants
Oct 2018 117.8 117.2 109.2 Index Dec 2011=100
Surface active agents
Oct 2018 283.1 281.5 283.2 Index Dec 1983=100
Textile and leather assistants and finishes
Oct 2018 201.0 201.0 200.1 Index Dec 1983=100
Surfactants (bulk surface active agents)
Oct 2018 306.2 304.2 306.5 Index Dec 1983=100
Gum and wood chemicals, including wood distillation products
Oct 2018 398.4 400.2 398.5 Index Jun 1984=100
Gum and wood chemicals, including wood distillation products
Oct 2018 260.1 261.3 260.2 Index Dec 2003=100
Other miscellaneous chemical products
Oct 2018 215.5 215.4 205.9 Index 1982=100
Salt, evaporated and solar
. . . . Index Jun 1985=100
Carbon black
Oct 2018 371.1 367.7 311.1 Index Dec 1983=100
Printing ink
Oct 2018 215.6 214.1 211.2 Index Jun 1984=100
Letterpress printing inks
. . . . Index Dec 2011=100
Gravure printing inks
Oct 2018 103.1 103.1 103.0 Index Dec 2011=100
Lithographic and offset printing inks
Oct 2018 104.3 104.1 104.4 Index Dec 2011=100
News and nonheat web offset printing inks
Oct 2018 104.1 104.1 106.9 Index Dec 2011=100
Publication and commercial web inks
Oct 2018 103.0 103.0 102.7 Index Dec 2011=100
Sheet-fed general inks
Oct 2018 107.0 106.3 105.3 Index Dec 2011=100
Sheet-fed packaging inks
Oct 2018 105.4 104.7 103.6 Index Dec 2011=100
Flexographic printing inks
Oct 2018 107.1 103.5 103.2 Index Dec 2011=100
Nonimpact/digital inks
Oct 2018 164.2 163.8 157.7 Index Dec 2011=100
All other printing inks
Oct 2018 102.8 102.7 102.6 Index Dec 2011=100
Water-treating compounds
Oct 2018 181.6 172.9 161.1 Index Jun 1985=100
Automotive chemicals
Oct 2018 99.5 99.5 98.7 Index Jun 2009=100
Other chemical preparations, nec
Oct 2018 251.3 253.3 245.7 Index Jun 1985=100
   

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