NAICS 5 Digit Industry 42362

Industry 42362

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 42362 – Household Appliances, Electric Housewares, and Consumer Electronics Merchant Wholesalers

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 42362: See industry description for NAICS 423620 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 423620: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the merchant wholesale distribution of household-type gas and electric appliances (except water heaters and heating stoves (i.e., noncooking)), room air-conditioners, and/or household-type audio or video equipment.

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS Industry 42362

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

  • Household-type sewing machine merchant wholesalers
  • Household-type radio (including automotive) merchant wholesalers
  • Household-type video camera merchant wholesalers
  • Household-type refrigerator merchant wholesalers
  • Television set merchant wholesalers
  • Toothbrushes, electric, merchant wholesalers
  • Curling irons, electric, merchant wholesalers

Cross-References for Industry 42362

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 42362. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Merchant wholesale distribution of gas and electric water heaters and heating stoves (i.e., noncooking)–are classified in Industry NAICS 423720, Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies (Hydronics) Merchant Wholesalers; and
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of nonhousehold-type video cameras–are classified in Industry NAICS 423410, Photographic Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 42362

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 42362. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Air-conditioners, room, merchant wholesalers
  • Answering machines, telephone, merchant wholesalers
  • Appliances, household-type (except water heaters, heating stoves (i.e., noncooking)), gas and electric, merchant wholesalers
  • Audio equipment, household-type, merchant wholesalers
  • Automotive radios merchant wholesalers
  • Blankets, electric, merchant wholesalers
  • Clothes dryer, merchant wholesalers
  • Consumer electronics merchant wholesalers
  • Cooking equipment, gas and electric, household-type, merchant wholesalers
  • Curling irons, electric, merchant wholesalers
  • Dishwashers, household-type, merchant wholesalers
  • Dryer, clothes, merchant wholesalers
  • Dryers, hair, merchant wholesalers
  • Electric blankets merchant wholesalers
  • Fans, household-type, merchant wholesalers
  • Freezers, household-type, merchant wholesalers
  • Garbage disposal units, household-type, merchant wholesalers
  • Hair dryers merchant wholesalers
  • Heaters, portable electric, merchant wholesalers
  • Household-type appliances (except water heaters, heating stoves (i.e., noncooking)), gas and electric, merchant wholesalers
  • Household-type laundry equipment (e.g., dryers, washers) merchant wholesalers
  • Housewares, gas and electric, merchant wholesalers
  • Humidifiers and dehumidifiers, portable, merchant wholesalers
  • Kitchen appliances, household-type, gas and electric, merchant wholesalers
  • Laundry machinery and equipment, household-type (e.g., dryers, washers), merchant wholesalers
  • Ovens, gas and electric, household-type, merchant wholesalers
  • Radios, household-type, merchant wholesalers
  • Ranges, gas and electric, merchant wholesalers
  • Razors, electric, merchant wholesalers
  • Recorders (e.g., tape, video), household-type, merchant wholesalers
  • Refrigerators, household-type, merchant wholesalers
  • Room air-conditioners merchant wholesalers
  • Sewing machines, household-type, merchant wholesalers
  • Smoke detectors, household-type, merchant wholesalers
  • Stereo equipment merchant wholesalers
  • Stoves, cooking, household-type, merchant wholesalers
  • Tape players and recorders, household-type, merchant wholesalers
  • Telephone answering machines merchant wholesalers
  • Television sets merchant wholesalers
  • Toasters, electric, merchant wholesalers
  • Toothbrushes, electric, merchant wholesalers
  • Vacuum cleaners, household-type, merchant wholesalers
  • Video cameras, household-type, 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 4236: Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
        • Industry 42362: Household Appliances, Electric Housewares, and Consumer Electronics Merchant Wholesalers (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 423620: Household Appliances, Electric Housewares, and Consumer Electronics Merchant Wholesalers

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