NAICS Code 423620

NAICS 423620

NAICS Code 423620 – Household Appliances, Electric Housewares, and Consumer Electronics Merchant Wholesalers

Definition 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 423620

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

  • 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 Reference Guide for Code 423620

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.

  • 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 423620

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.

  • 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
Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 423620

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 423620
  • CA WC: 8018
  • DE WC: 926
  • PA WC: 926
  • MI WC: 8018, 8010
  • NJ WC: 8018, 8010
  • NY WC: 8018, 7999
  • WY WC: 423620
  • GL: 10040
  • SIC: 5064

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The suggested cross reference guide for NAICS code 423620 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 4236: Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
  • Industry 42362: Household Appliances, Electric Housewares, and Consumer Electronics Merchant Wholesalers
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 423620: Household Appliances, Electric Housewares, and Consumer Electronics Merchant Wholesalers
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