NAICS 5 Digit Industry 42345

Industry 42345

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 42345 – Medical, Dental, and Hospital Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 42345: See industry description for NAICS 423450 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 423450: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the merchant wholesale distribution of professional medical equipment, instruments, and supplies (except ophthalmic equipment and instruments and goods used by ophthalmologists, optometrists, and opticians).

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS Industry 42345

What are some examples of this industry classification? The bulleted items below are illustrative examples of this 5-digit NAICS industry.

  • Dental equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers
  • Medical dressings merchant wholesalers
  • Electromedical equipment merchant wholesalers
  • Patient monitoring equipment merchant wholesalers
  • Hospital beds merchant wholesalers
  • Prosthetic appliance and supplies merchant wholesalers
  • Hospital furniture merchant wholesalers
  • Surgical instrument and apparatus merchant wholesalers
  • Medical and dental X-ray machine merchant wholesalers

Cross-References for Industry 42345

What codes are similar to this industry that might be more applicable? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes that are similar to industry 42345. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Establishments primarily engaged in the merchant wholesale distribution of professional equipment, instruments and/or goods sold, prescribed, or used by ophthalmologists, optometrists, and opticians are classified in Industry NAICS 423460, Ophthalmic Goods Merchant Wholesalers.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 42345

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with industry 42345. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Appliances, surgical, merchant wholesalers
  • Beds, hospital, merchant wholesalers
  • Crutches merchant wholesalers
  • Dental chairs merchant wholesalers
  • Dental equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers
  • Dentists’ professional supplies merchant wholesalers
  • Diagnostic equipment, medical, merchant wholesalers
  • Dressings, medical, merchant wholesalers
  • Electromedical equipment merchant wholesalers
  • First-aid kits merchant wholesalers
  • Glassware, medical, merchant wholesalers
  • Hearing aids merchant wholesalers
  • Hospital beds merchant wholesalers
  • Hospital equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers
  • Hospital furniture merchant wholesalers
  • Industrial safety devices (e.g., eye shields, face shields, first-aid kits) merchant wholesalers
  • Laboratory equipment, dental and medical, merchant wholesalers
  • Medical dressings merchant wholesalers
  • Medical equipment merchant wholesalers
  • Medical furniture merchant wholesalers
  • Medical glassware merchant wholesalers
  • Medical instruments merchant wholesalers
  • Medical supplies merchant wholesalers
  • Orthopedic equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers
  • Patient monitoring equipment merchant wholesalers
  • Prosthetic appliances and supplies merchant wholesalers
  • Surgical appliances merchant wholesalers
  • Surgical instruments and apparatus merchant wholesalers
  • Surgical supplies merchant wholesalers
  • Surgical towels merchant wholesalers
  • Tapes, medical and surgical, merchant wholesalers
  • Teeth, dental, merchant wholesalers
  • Therapy equipment merchant wholesalers
  • Thermometers merchant wholesalers
  • Towels, surgical, merchant wholesalers
  • Wheelchairs merchant wholesalers
  • Whirlpool baths merchant wholesalers
  • X-ray machines and parts, medical and dental, merchant wholesalers
Industry Breakdown for 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 (Where you are now), and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 42: Wholesale Trade
    • Subsector 423: Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
      • Industry Group 4234: Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
        • Industry 42345: Medical, Dental, and Hospital Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 423450: Medical, Dental, and Hospital Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers

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