NAICS 3 Digit Subsector Code 446

Subsector 446

NAICS Subsector Code 446 – Health and Personal Care Stores

Definition of NAICS 3 Digit Subsector Code 446: Industries in the Health and Personal Care Stores subsector retail health and personal care merchandise from fixed point-of-sale locations. Establishments in this subsector are characterized principally by the products they retail, and some health and personal care stores may have specialized staff trained in dealing with the products. Staff may include pharmacists, opticians, and other professionals engaged in retailing, advising customers, and/or fitting the product sold to the customer’s needs.

Three Digit Subsector Breakdown for the North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry, and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If NAICS Subsector 446 does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 44-45: Retail Trade
    • Subsector 446: Health and Personal Care Stores
      • Industry Group 4461: Health and Personal Care Stores
        • Industry 44611: Pharmacies and Drug Stores
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 446110: Pharmacies and Drug Stores
        • Industry 44612: Cosmetics, Beauty Supplies, and Perfume Stores
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 446120: Cosmetics, Beauty Supplies, and Perfume Stores
        • Industry 44613: Optical Goods Stores
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 446130: Optical Goods Stores
        • Industry 44619: Other Health and Personal Care Stores
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 446191: Food (Health) Supplement Stores
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 446199: All Other Health and Personal Care Stores

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NAICS 3 Digit Subsector Code 446