NAICS Code 423450

NAICS 423450

NAICS Code 423450 – Medical, Dental, and Hospital Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers

Definition 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 423450

What are some examples of this code? The bulleted items below are illustrative examples of this classification.

  • 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 Reference Guide for Code 423450

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.

  • 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 423450

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.

  • 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
Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 423450

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): 8018NAICS 423450
  • CA WC: 8018
  • DE WC: 924
  • PA WC: 924
  • MI WC: 8018
  • NJ WC: 8018
  • NY WC: 8018
  • WY WC: 423450
  • GL: 15314
  • SIC: 5047

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 423450 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 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
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 423450: Medical, Dental, and Hospital Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
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