NAICS Code 423990

NAICS 423990

NAICS Code 423990 – Other Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers

Definition of NAICS Code 423990: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the merchant wholesale distribution of durable goods (except motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies; furniture and home furnishings; lumber and other construction materials; professional and commercial equipment and supplies; metals and minerals (except petroleum); electrical goods; hardware, and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies; machinery, equipment and supplies; sporting and recreational goods and supplies; toy and hobby goods and supplies; recyclable materials; and jewelry, watches, precious stones and precious metals).

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS 423990

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

  • Musical instruments merchant wholesalers
  • Prerecorded audio and video tapes and discs merchant wholesalers
  • Phonograph records merchant wholesalers
  • Prerecorded compact discs (CDs) and digital video discs (DVDs) merchant wholesalers
  • Prerecorded audio and video cassettes merchant wholesalers
  • Timber and timber products (except lumber) merchant wholesalers

Cross Reference Guide for Code 423990

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 automobiles and other motor vehicles, motor vehicle supplies, tires, and new and used parts–are classified in Industry Group 4231, Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of furniture and home furnishings–are classified in Industry Group 4232, Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of lumber, plywood, millwork, wood panels, brick, stone, roofing, siding, and other nonelectrical construction materials–are classified in Industry Group 4233, Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of photographic; office; computer and computer peripheral; medical, dental, hospital, ophthalmic; and other commercial and professional equipment and supplies–are classified in Industry Group 4234, Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of coal and other minerals and ores and semi-finished metal products–are classified in Industry Group 4235, Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of household appliances and electrical goods–are classified in Industry Group 4236, Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of hardware; and plumbing, heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration equipment and supplies–are classified in Industry Group 4237, Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of construction, mining, farm, garden, industrial, service establishment, and transportation machinery, equipment and supplies–are classified in Industry Group 4238, Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of sporting goods and accessories; billiard and pool supplies; sporting firearms and ammunition; and/or marine pleasure craft, equipment, and supplies–are classified in Industry NAICS 423910, Sporting and Recreational Goods and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of toys, fireworks, playing cards, hobby goods and supplies and/or related goods–are classified in Industry NAICS 423920, Toy and Hobby Goods and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of automotive, industrial, and other recyclable materials–are classified in Industry NAICS 423930, Recyclable Material Merchant Wholesalers; and
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of jewelry, precious and semiprecious stones, precious metals and metal flatware, costume jewelry, watches, clocks, silverware, and/or jewelers’ findings–are classified in Industry NAICS 423940, Jewelry, Watch, Precious Stone, and Precious Metal Merchant Wholesalers.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 423990

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.

  • Ammunition (except sporting) merchant wholesalers
  • Audio and video tapes and disks, prerecorded, merchant wholesalers
  • Audio and video tapes and disks, prerecorded, merchant wholesalers
  • Cassettes, prerecorded audio and video, merchant wholesalers
  • Coin-operated game machines merchant wholesalers
  • Compact discs (CDs), prerecorded, merchant wholesalers
  • Digital video discs (DVDs), prerecorded, merchant wholesalers
  • Extinguishers, fire, merchant wholesalers
  • Fire extinguisher sales combined with rental and/or service, merchant wholesalers
  • Fire extinguishers merchant wholesalers
  • Firearms (except sporting) merchant wholesalers
  • Firewood merchant wholesalers
  • Forest products (except lumber) merchant wholesalers
  • Games, coin-operated, merchant wholesalers
  • Gas lighting fixtures merchant wholesalers
  • General merchandise, durable goods, merchant wholesalers
  • Guns (except sporting) merchant wholesalers
  • Instruments, musical, merchant wholesalers
  • Lighting equipment, gas, merchant wholesalers
  • Luggage merchant wholesalers
  • Monuments and grave markers merchant wholesalers
  • Musical instrument accessories and supplies merchant wholesalers
  • Musical instruments merchant wholesalers
  • Musical recordings (e.g., compact discs, records, tapes) merchant wholesalers
  • Ordnance and accessories merchant wholesalers
  • Phonograph records merchant wholesalers
  • Prerecorded audio and video tapes and discs merchant wholesalers
  • Pulpwood merchant wholesalers
  • Railroad ties, wood, merchant wholesalers
  • Roundwood merchant wholesalers
  • Signs (except electrical) merchant wholesalers
  • Tapes, prerecorded, audio or video, merchant wholesalers
  • Ties, wood, merchant wholesalers
  • Timber and timber products (except lumber) merchant wholesalers
  • Video tapes, prerecorded, merchant wholesalers
  • Wood products (e.g., chips, posts, shavings, ties) merchant wholesalers
Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 423990

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 423990
  • CA WC: 8110
  • DE WC: 926
  • PA WC: 926
  • MI WC: 8010
  • NJ WC: 8018
  • NY WC: 8018
  • WY WC: 423990
  • GL: 16527
  • SIC: 5099

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The suggested cross reference guide for NAICS code 423990 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 4239: Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
  • Industry 42399: Other Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 423990: Other Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
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