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Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Units
Chemicals and allied products
Jan 2019 289.4 292.1 290.2 Index 1982=100
Industrial chemicals
Jan 2019 249.7 260.7 268.1 Index 1982=100
Basic inorganic chemicals
Jan 2019 278.7 279.5 268.9 Index 1982=100
Inorganic chemicals, other than alkalies and chlorine
Jan 2019 277.3 276.4 267.2 Index 1982=100
Aluminum compounds
Jan 2019 136.9 134.5 130.4 Index Jun 1995=100
Inorganic acids, inc hydrochloric, sulfuric acid and other
Jan 2019 108.7 110.6 95.1 Index Dec 2008=100
Sulfuric acid
Jan 2019 143.0 149.3 132.0 Index Jun 1987=100
Lime
Jan 2019 258.2 244.0 248.9 Index 1982=100
Potassium & sodium compounds, ex bleaches
Jan 2019 291.6 288.9 281.4 Index Jun 2001=100
Rock salt
Jan 2019 414.0 415.4 367.3 Index Dec 1984=100
Other inorganic chemicals, nec
Jan 2019 146.2 147.5 145.3 Index Dec 2006=100
Potassium salts & boron
. . . . Index Jun 2007=100
Alkalies and chlorine, including natural sodium carbonate and sulfate
Jan 2019 334.5 340.2 323.7 Index 1982=100
Natural sodium carbonate and sulfate
Jan 2019 187.8 200.9 187.0 Index 1982=100
Basic organic chemicals
Jan 2019 245.9 258.6 268.8 Index 1982=100
Primary basic organic chemicals
Jan 2019 218.7 244.8 281.9 Index 1982=100
Aromatics
Jan 2019 235.3 278.9 316.5 Index Jun 2001=100
Liquid refinery gases
Jan 2019 188.1 204.1 237.4 Index Jun 2001=100
Cyclic intermediate chemicals and dyes
Jan 2019 205.9 213.5 207.7 Index 1982=100
Cyclic intermediate chemicals
Jan 2019 192.1 200.1 196.6 Index Jun 2001=100
Synthetic organic dyes
Jan 2019 105.3 103.6 88.7 Index Jun 2001=100
Other basic organics
Jan 2019 235.9 239.7 234.6 Index 1982=100
Ethanol (ethyl alcohol)
Jan 2019 165.7 164.0 166.9 Index 1982=100
Other basic organics, nec
Jan 2019 251.3 256.7 249.3 Index Jun 1987=100
Fatty acids
Jan 2019 126.2 134.1 150.7 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
Jan 2019 110.0 109.5 106.9 Index Dec 2008=100
Synthetic organic alcohols, mixed and unmixed
. . . . Index Dec 2007=100
Synthetic organic chemicals for use as flavor and perfume materials
Jan 2019 119.5 118.6 117.5 Index Dec 2007=100
Synthetic organic plasticizers
Jan 2019 123.7 121.6 114.8 Index Dec 2007=100
Other synthetic organic chemicals
Jan 2019 86.3 86.7 83.1 Index Dec 2007=100
Miscellaneous end use chemicals and chemical products, excluding urea
Jan 2019 177.9 186.0 180.1 Index Dec 2007=100
Miscellaneous cyclic and acyclic chemicals and chemical products, excluding fatty acid esters
Jan 2019 118.4 120.2 116.0 Index Dec 2007=100
Paints and allied products
Jan 2019 289.4 287.4 275.2 Index 1982=100
Prepared paint
Jan 2019 294.9 293.7 278.8 Index 1982=100
Architectural coatings
Jan 2019 335.7 334.1 312.5 Index 1982=100
Architectural coatings
Jan 2019 184.2 183.3 171.4 Index Dec 2003=100
Exterior architectural coatings
Jan 2019 111.2 111.4 104.4 Index Dec 2012=100
Interior architectural coatings
Jan 2019 106.8 105.9 98.9 Index Dec 2012=100
OEM finishes excluding marine coatings
Jan 2019 199.6 198.6 194.8 Index Jun 1983=100
OEM finishes excluding marine coatings
Jan 2019 199.6 198.6 194.8 Index Jun 1983=100
Transportation finishes, except powdered and high-solids coatings
Jan 2019 108.1 107.9 105.0 Index Dec 2012=100
All other product finishes for original equipment manufacturers (OEM), excluding marine coating
Jan 2019 103.8 103.1 101.5 Index Dec 2012=100
Special purpose coatings, incl marine, industrial & construction coatings
Jan 2019 384.7 384.0 359.1 Index Jun 1983=100
Special purpose coatings, incl marine, industrial & construction coatings
Jan 2019 384.7 384.0 359.1 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
Jan 2019 258.7 254.1 249.0 Index 1982=100
Paint colors
Jan 2019 213.3 209.2 205.0 Index 1982=100
Iron oxide pigments
Jan 2019 269.7 267.5 255.6 Index Jun 1983=100
Titanium pigments
Jan 2019 216.2 207.8 207.1 Index 1982=100
Synthetic organic pigments
Jan 2019 151.7 151.7 143.7 Index Jun 1987=100
Other inorganic pigments
Jan 2019 254.7 259.9 252.2 Index Jun 1983=100
Chrome colors
Jan 2019 98.1 98.1 97.4 Index Dec 2008=100
All other inorganic pigments
Jan 2019 104.5 108.9 106.4 Index Dec 2008=100
Kaolin and ball clay
Jan 2019 219.9 218.5 213.8 Index 1982=100
Kaolin and ball clay
Jan 2019 252.1 250.5 245.2 Index 1982=100
Allied and miscellaneous paint products
Jan 2019 326.8 326.6 319.5 Index Jun 1983=100
Allied and miscellaneous paint products
Jan 2019 326.8 326.6 319.5 Index Jun 1983=100
Allied and miscellaneous paint products
Jan 2019 185.0 184.9 180.9 Index Dec 2003=100
Drugs and pharmaceuticals
Jan 2019 604.8 591.4 581.6 Index 1982=100
Medicinal and botanical chemicals, drugs, and other products
Jan 2019 181.5 182.0 175.3 Index 1982=100
Medicinal and botanical chemicals, drugs, and other products
Jan 2019 181.6 182.1 175.3 Index Jun 1982=100
Medicinal and botanical chemicals, drugs, and other products
Jan 2019 181.6 182.1 175.3 Index Jun 1982=100
Veterinary pharmaceutical preparations
. . . . Index 1982=100
Veterinary pharmaceutical preparations
. . . . Index Dec 1987=100
Veterinary pharmaceutical preparations
. . . . Index Jun 2001=100
Veterinary pharmaceutical preparations, prescription
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Biological products, including diagnostics
Jan 2019 273.5 266.7 263.5 Index 1982=100
Biological products, excluding diagnostics, for veterinary, industrial, and all other misc use
Jan 2019 136.3 136.3 130.9 Index Dec 2004=100
Biological veterinary vaccines, bacterins, toxoids, other antigens, and other biologics
. . . . Index Jun 2009=100
Diagnostics
Jan 2019 120.6 120.5 119.8 Index Jun 2009=100
In-vitro diagnostics
Jan 2019 202.8 202.8 201.6 Index 1982=100
Biological products for human use
Jan 2019 133.9 127.6 126.3 Index Jun 2009=100
Pharmaceutical preparations
Jan 2019 268.4 262.2 257.8 Index Jun 2001=100
Pharmaceuticals affecting neoplasms, the endocrine system, & metabolic diseases
Jan 2019 292.7 286.0 283.8 Index Jun 2001=100
Cancer therapy products
Jan 2019 101.0 99.2 98.8 Index Dec 2009=100
Insulin/antidiabetes products
Jan 2019 279.0 270.3 269.3 Index Dec 2009=100
Hormones and oral contraceptives
Jan 2019 220.8 215.3 214.2 Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the central nervous system and the sense organs
Jan 2019 305.0 296.1 281.1 Index Jun 2001=100
Analgesics
Jan 2019 261.1 254.5 224.6 Index Dec 2009=100
Analgesics, over-the-counter
Jan 2019 250.0 250.0 250.1 Index Jun 1981=100
Analgesics, prescription
Jan 2019 2,242.0 2,182.4 1,913.2 Index Jun 1981=100
Psychotherapeutics
Jan 2019 177.6 176.0 176.0 Index Dec 2009=100
Antidepressants
Jan 2019 176.7 173.7 173.7 Index Dec 2009=100
Other psychotherapeutics, including tranquilizers
Jan 2019 192.2 192.3 192.1 Index Dec 2009=100
Anticonvulsants
Jan 2019 224.3 218.8 218.8 Index Dec 2009=100
Other central nervous system and sense organs
Jan 2019 179.0 171.8 171.2 Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the cardiovascular system
Jan 2019 405.7 397.4 381.3 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
Jan 2019 309.2 302.6 287.1 Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the respiratory system
Jan 2019 222.8 214.2 216.7 Index Jun 2001=100
Antihistamines and bronchodilators, including antiasthmatics
Jan 2019 160.8 153.7 . Index Dec 2007=100
Other respiratory preparations
Jan 2019 188.8 182.0 180.9 Index Dec 2007=100
Other respiratory preparations, over-the-counter
Jan 2019 113.8 113.8 113.8 Index Dec 2007=100
Other respiratory preparations, prescription
Jan 2019 209.7 200.9 199.6 Index Dec 2007=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the digestive or the genito-urinary systems
Jan 2019 210.6 209.9 214.6 Index Jun 2001=100
Antispasmodic/antisecretory
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Other digestive or genito-urinary preparations
Jan 2019 153.2 152.7 155.6 Index Dec 2009=100
Other digestive or genito-urinary preparations, over-the-counter
Jan 2019 125.8 124.6 124.6 Index Jun 2001=100
Other digestive or genito-urinary preparations, prescription
Jan 2019 232.9 232.3 237.4 Index Jun 2001=100
Antacids
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Pharmaceuticals acting on the skin
Jan 2019 182.9 182.1 187.3 Index Jun 2001=100
Emollients and protectives, including burn remedies
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Other pharmaceutical preparations acting on the skin
Jan 2019 116.9 115.0 119.4 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
Jan 2019 109.8 109.8 . Index Dec 2009=100
Anti-acne preparations, prescription
. . . . Index Dec 2009=100
Vitamin, nutrient, and hematinic preparations
Jan 2019 136.8 136.7 136.4 Index Jun 2001=100
Multivitamins
Jan 2019 107.1 107.1 107.1 Index Dec 2009=100
Other vitamins and nutrients
Jan 2019 128.8 128.6 128.2 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
Jan 2019 264.7 260.4 258.2 Index Jun 2001=100
Broad and medium spectrum antibiotics
Jan 2019 179.8 179.8 173.3 Index Dec 2009=100
Systemic antivirals
Jan 2019 175.7 174.7 . Index Dec 2009=100
Other parasitic and infective diseases
Jan 2019 197.6 192.7 192.6 Index Dec 2009=100
Fats and oils, inedible
Jan 2019 190.3 191.0 222.6 Index 1982=100
Fats and oils, inedible
Jan 2019 190.3 191.0 222.6 Index 1982=100
Fats and oils, inedible
Jan 2019 190.3 191.0 222.6 Index 1982=100
Soybean oil, processed for inedible purposes
Jan 2019 118.5 118.9 142.0 Index Jun 1995=100
Crude soybean oil, degummed
Jan 2019 74.7 74.8 92.9 Index Dec 2007=100
Soybean oil, all other types
Jan 2019 73.2 73.5 84.9 Index Dec 2007=100
Lard, inedible tallow, and grease, except wool grease
Jan 2019 230.2 231.8 238.8 Index Jun 2002=100
Agricultural chemicals and chemical products
Jan 2019 228.1 227.5 213.9 Index 1982=100
Mixed fertilizers
Jan 2019 190.0 190.4 175.1 Index 1982=100
Mixed fertilizers
Jan 2019 200.5 200.9 184.8 Index Jun 1986=100
Mixed fertilizers
Jan 2019 200.5 200.9 184.8 Index Jun 1986=100
Mixed fertilizers, made in plants which manufacture fertilizer materials
Jan 2019 151.6 151.3 123.3 Index Dec 2009=100
Mixed fertilizers, dry, mixing only
Jan 2019 104.8 105.4 102.7 Index Dec 2009=100
Mixed fertilizers, liquid, mixing only
Jan 2019 116.9 116.9 106.1 Index Dec 2009=100
Fertilizer materials
Jan 2019 244.2 242.9 213.5 Index 1982=100
Nitrogenates
Jan 2019 272.5 271.3 246.0 Index 1982=100
Fertilizer materials of organic origin
Jan 2019 223.4 222.5 222.5 Index Dec 1993=100
Synthetic ammonia, nitric acid, ammonium compounds, and urea
Jan 2019 85.4 85.0 76.4 Index Dec 2014=100
Synthetic ammonia, nitric acid, and ammonium compounds
. . . . Index Jun 2003=100
Urea
. . . . Index 1982=100
Phosphates
Jan 2019 221.7 220.2 189.0 Index 1982=100
Phosphoric acid, 52-54 percent APA, superphosphates and other phosphate fertilizer materials
Jan 2019 96.0 95.3 81.8 Index Dec 2014=100
Superphosphates and other phosphate fertilizer materials
. . . . Index Jun 2003=100
Other agricultural chemicals
Jan 2019 190.1 189.8 192.9 Index 1982=100
Other agricultural chemicals
Jan 2019 190.1 189.8 192.9 Index 1982=100
Lawn and garden pesticides and chemicals
Jan 2019 157.0 157.0 144.6 Index Jun 2003=100
Household and institutional pesticides & chemicals
Jan 2019 141.5 140.7 138.4 Index Jun 2003=100
Agricultural and commercial pesticides and chemicals
Jan 2019 124.9 124.7 128.2 Index Jun 2003=100
Plastic resins and materials
Jan 2019 235.7 245.2 235.1 Index 1982=100
Thermoplastic resins and plastics materials
Jan 2019 237.6 247.9 238.5 Index 1982=100
Thermoplastic resins and plastics materials
Jan 2019 165.1 172.2 165.7 Index Dec 2003=100
Thermoplastic resins and plastics materials
Jan 2019 165.1 172.2 165.7 Index Dec 2003=100
Thermosetting resins and plastics materials
Jan 2019 241.1 246.3 230.9 Index 1982=100
Thermosetting resins and plastics materials
Jan 2019 171.8 175.5 164.6 Index Dec 1998=100
Thermosetting resins and plastics materials
Jan 2019 171.8 175.5 164.6 Index Dec 1998=100
Other chemicals and allied products
Jan 2019 206.3 204.6 201.7 Index 1982=100
Soaps and detergents
Jan 2019 181.3 181.3 181.0 Index 1982=100
Soaps and detergents
Jan 2019 174.2 174.2 173.8 Index Jun 1983=100
Soaps and detergents, commercial, industrial, & institutional
Jan 2019 242.6 242.4 241.1 Index Jun 1983=100
Hard surface soaps and detergents, commercial, industrial, & institutional
Jan 2019 97.4 97.0 96.3 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional laundry detergents
Jan 2019 111.4 111.4 111.2 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional dishwashing detergents
Jan 2019 117.4 117.4 115.3 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional metal cleaners
Jan 2019 113.1 112.5 . Index Dec 2011=100
Dairy, farm, and food plant cleaners, sanitizers, etc
Jan 2019 110.1 110.2 114.8 Index Dec 2011=100
Commercial, industrial, and institutional soaps, excluding specialty cleaners
Jan 2019 113.0 112.8 113.0 Index Dec 2011=100
Household detergents
Jan 2019 151.4 151.4 151.5 Index 1982=100
Soaps, excluding specialty cleaners, household
Jan 2019 188.7 189.0 189.2 Index Jun 1983=100
Polish and other sanitation goods
Jan 2019 196.5 195.2 184.1 Index Jun 1983=100
Polish and other sanitation goods
Jan 2019 196.5 195.2 184.1 Index Jun 1983=100
Polishing preparations and related products
Jan 2019 234.8 236.5 229.4 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
Jan 2019 166.2 165.9 164.5 Index 1982=100
Shaving preparations
Jan 2019 162.3 159.1 148.6 Index 1982=100
Shaving preparations
Jan 2019 143.6 140.8 131.5 Index Jun 1999=100
Perfumes, toilet waters, and colognes
Jan 2019 174.4 174.4 174.4 Index 1982=100
Perfumes, toilet waters, and colognes
Jan 2019 108.8 108.8 108.8 Index Jun 1999=100
Hair preparations (including shampoos)
Jan 2019 194.0 193.8 192.4 Index 1982=100
Hair preparations (including shampoos)
Jan 2019 143.6 143.4 142.4 Index Jun 1999=100
Hair preparations (including shampoos), excluding hair tonics
Jan 2019 127.0 127.0 126.0 Index Dec 2011=100
Hair tonics, including hair and scalp conditioners
Jan 2019 104.8 104.3 103.6 Index Dec 2011=100
Dentifrices
Jan 2019 139.5 139.5 133.8 Index 1982=100
Mouthwashes, gargles, and rinses
Jan 2019 103.8 103.8 103.5 Index Dec 2011=100
Creams, lotions and oils, excluding shaving, hair, and deodorant
Jan 2019 116.0 115.7 115.0 Index Jun 1999=100
Creams, lotions and oils, excluding shaving, hair, and deodorant
Jan 2019 116.0 115.7 115.0 Index Jun 1999=100
Other cosmetics and toilet preparations
Jan 2019 112.0 111.7 111.4 Index Jun 1999=100
Other cosmetics and toilet preparations
Jan 2019 112.0 111.7 111.4 Index Jun 1999=100
Misc chemical prod and preparations
Jan 2019 248.7 245.1 242.0 Index 1982=100
Explosives, propellants, and blasting accessories
Jan 2019 232.0 228.5 224.5 Index 1982=100
Explosives, propellants, and blasting accessories
Jan 2019 142.6 140.4 138.0 Index Dec 2003=100
Industrial gases
Jan 2019 275.9 251.5 252.3 Index 1982=100
Carbon dioxide
Jan 2019 352.7 351.5 347.2 Index 1982=100
Nitrogen
Jan 2019 191.0 170.0 169.4 Index 1982=100
Oxygen
Jan 2019 306.6 293.1 285.6 Index 1982=100
Argon and hydrogen
Jan 2019 110.8 107.2 105.0 Index Jun 2009=100
Other industrial gases (including fluorocarbon)
Jan 2019 200.1 174.0 174.5 Index Jun 2009=100
Adhesives and sealants
Jan 2019 266.3 264.4 256.1 Index Dec 1983=100
Synthetic resin and rubber adhesives
Jan 2019 273.3 271.7 263.6 Index Dec 1983=100
Nonstructural caulking compounds and sealants
Jan 2019 120.0 118.7 112.4 Index Dec 2011=100
Surface active agents
Jan 2019 280.5 278.6 284.7 Index Dec 1983=100
Textile and leather assistants and finishes
Jan 2019 201.0 201.0 200.7 Index Dec 1983=100
Surfactants (bulk surface active agents)
Jan 2019 303.0 300.6 308.4 Index Dec 1983=100
Gum and wood chemicals, including wood distillation products
Jan 2019 398.4 399.9 401.3 Index Jun 1984=100
Gum and wood chemicals, including wood distillation products
Jan 2019 260.1 261.1 262.0 Index Dec 2003=100
Other miscellaneous chemical products
Jan 2019 214.6 215.2 209.1 Index 1982=100
Salt, evaporated and solar
. . . . Index Jun 1985=100
Carbon black
Jan 2019 367.4 369.7 328.8 Index Dec 1983=100
Printing ink
Jan 2019 215.7 215.8 211.5 Index Jun 1984=100
Letterpress printing inks
. . . . Index Dec 2011=100
Gravure printing inks
Jan 2019 103.2 103.2 103.0 Index Dec 2011=100
Lithographic and offset printing inks
Jan 2019 104.3 104.3 104.0 Index Dec 2011=100
News and nonheat web offset printing inks
Jan 2019 104.1 104.1 104.3 Index Dec 2011=100
Publication and commercial web inks
Jan 2019 102.9 102.9 102.9 Index Dec 2011=100
Sheet-fed general inks
Jan 2019 106.9 107.0 106.0 Index Dec 2011=100
Sheet-fed packaging inks
Jan 2019 105.4 105.4 104.4 Index Dec 2011=100
Flexographic printing inks
Jan 2019 106.8 106.8 103.0 Index Dec 2011=100
Nonimpact/digital inks
Jan 2019 164.1 164.5 159.2 Index Dec 2011=100
All other printing inks
Jan 2019 104.1 103.3 102.9 Index Dec 2011=100
Water-treating compounds
Jan 2019 179.8 180.8 166.6 Index Jun 1985=100
Automotive chemicals
Jan 2019 99.9 100.0 100.0 Index Jun 2009=100
Other chemical preparations, nec
Jan 2019 249.7 250.6 247.7 Index Jun 1985=100
   

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