NAICS Code 311225

NAICS 311225

NAICS Code 311225 – Fats and Oils Refining and Blending

Definition of NAICS Code 311225: This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in one or more of the following:

  1. Manufacturing shortening and margarine from purchased fats and oils;
  2. Refining and/or blending vegetable, oilseed, and tree nut oils from purchased oils; and
  3. Blending purchased animal fats with purchased vegetable fats.
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Cross Reference Guide for Code 311225

What codes are similar to this classification that might be a more applicable code? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes for other similar industries. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Refining and/or blending corn oil made by wet corn milling–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 311221, Wet Corn Milling;
  • Refining and/or blending oilseeds and tree nuts in crushing mills–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 311224, Soybean and Other Oilseed Processing; and
  • Rendering or refining animal fats and oils–are classified in Industry 31161, Animal Slaughtering and Processing.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 311225

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

  • Canola (rapeseed) oil, cake and meal, made from purchased oils
  • Coconut oil made from purchased oils
  • Corn oil made from purchased oils
  • Cottonseed oil made from purchased oils
  • Flaxseed oil made from purchased oils
  • Grease, inedible, animal and vegetable, refining and blending purchased oils
  • Hydrogenating purchased oil
  • Lecithin made from purchased oils
  • Linseed oil made from purchased oils
  • Margarine-butter blend made from purchased fats and oils
  • Margarines (including imitation) made from purchased fats and oils
  • Oil, olive, made from purchased oils
  • Oil, vegetable stearin, made from purchased oils
  • Olive oil made from purchased oils
  • Palm-kernel oil made from purchased oils
  • Peanut oil made from purchased oils
  • Rapeseed (i.e., canola) oil made from purchased oils
  • Safflower oil made from purchased oils
  • Shortening made from purchased fats and oils
  • Soybean cooking oil made from purchased oils
  • Table oil made from purchased oils
  • Tree nut oils (e.g., tung, walnut) made from purchased oils
  • Vegetable oils made from purchased oils

Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 311225

Looking for an insurance classification other than the North American Industry Classification System? If a company falls within the industry defined on this page, then the class codes mentioned below may be applicable. Please note that the bulleted cross-reference guide below is not authoritative. Users should have an insurance professional review to ensure proper insurance classification.

  • NCCI WC (Varies by state): 4683NAICS 311225
  • CA WC: 4717
  • DE WC: 551
  • PA WC: 551
  • MI WC: 4712
  • NJ WC: 4683
  • NY WC: 6504
  • WY WC: 311225
  • GL: 58682
  • SIC: 2079

Resources: Praxiom, AceGroupTDICalifornia Division of Workers Compensation, Delaware Workers Compensation Manual, Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Manual, Michigan Workers’ Compensation Placement Facility: Classification Definitions, New Jersey Workers Compensation and Employers Liability Insurance Manual, New York Workers Compensation and Employers Liability, North American Industry Classification System, Florida Underwriting Guide: Commercial General Liability Classifications,  Standard Industrial Classifications.

The suggested cross reference guide for NAICS code 311225 is based on our research using the resources cited above.

Correlating Code 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, and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code (Where you are now). 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 31-33: Manufacturing
  • Subsector 311: Food Manufacturing
  • Industry Group 3112: Grain and Oilseed Milling
  • Industry 31122: Starch and Vegetable Fats and Oils Manufacturing
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311221: Wet Corn Milling
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311224: Soybean and Other Oilseed Processing
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311225: Fats and Oils Refining and Blending
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