NAICS Code 424210

NAICS 424210

NAICS Code 424210 – Drugs and Druggists’ Sundries Merchant Wholesalers

Definition of NAICS Code 424210: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the merchant wholesale distribution of biological and medical products; botanical drugs and herbs; and pharmaceutical products intended for internal and external consumption in such forms as ampoules, tablets, capsules, vials, ointments, powders, solutions, and suspensions.

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS 424210

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

  • Antibiotics merchant wholesalers
  • Endocrine substances merchant wholesalers
  • Blood derivatives merchant wholesalers
  • In-vitro and in-vivo diagnostics merchant wholesalers
  • Botanicals merchant wholesalers
  • Vaccines merchant wholesalers
  • Cosmetics merchant wholesalers
  • Vitamins merchant wholesalers

Cross Reference Guide for Code 424210

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 surgical, dental, and hospital equipment are classified in Industry NAICS 423450, Medical, Dental, and Hospital Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 424210

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.

  • Antibiotics merchant wholesalers
  • Antiseptics merchant wholesalers
  • Antiseptics merchant wholesalers
  • Bandages merchant wholesalers
  • Beauty preparations merchant wholesalers
  • Beauty supplies merchant wholesalers
  • Biologicals and allied products merchant wholesalers
  • Blades, razor, merchant wholesalers
  • Blood derivatives merchant wholesalers
  • Blood plasma merchant wholesalers
  • Botanical drugs and herbs merchant wholesalers
  • Botanicals merchant wholesalers
  • Colognes merchant wholesalers
  • Cosmetics merchant wholesalers
  • Dentifrices merchant wholesalers
  • Deodorants, personal, merchant wholesalers
  • Diagnostic reagents merchant wholesalers
  • Diagnostics, in-vitro and in-vivo, merchant wholesalers
  • Drug proprietaries merchant wholesalers
  • Druggists’ sundries merchant wholesalers
  • Drugs merchant wholesalers
  • Endocrine substances merchant wholesalers
  • First-aid supplies merchant wholesalers
  • Gauze merchant wholesalers
  • General-line drugs merchant wholesalers
  • Hair preparations (except professional) merchant wholesalers
  • Herbal supplements merchant wholesalers
  • Medical sundries, rubber, merchant wholesalers
  • Nonprescription drugs merchant wholesalers
  • Perfumes merchant wholesalers
  • Pharmaceuticals merchant wholesalers
  • Plasmas, blood, merchant wholesalers
  • Prescription drugs merchant wholesalers
  • Radioactive pharmaceutical isotopes merchant wholesalers
  • Razor blades merchant wholesalers
  • Razors (except electric) merchant wholesalers
  • Rubber goods, medical, merchant wholesalers
  • Salts, bath, merchant wholesalers
  • Shaving preparations merchant wholesalers
  • Specialty-line pharmaceuticals merchant wholesalers
  • Toilet preparations merchant wholesalers
  • Toilet soaps merchant wholesalers
  • Toiletries merchant wholesalers
  • Toothbrushes (except electric) merchant wholesalers
  • Vaccines merchant wholesalers
  • Veterinarians’ medicines merchant wholesalers
  • Vitamins merchant wholesalers
Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 424210

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): 8018, 8047NAICS 424210
  • CA WC: 8018
  • DE WC: 924
  • PA WC: 924
  • MI WC: 8018, 8047
  • NJ WC: 8018, 8047
  • NY WC: 8018, 8047
  • WY WC: 424210
  • GL: 10111, 12373
  • SIC: 5122

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 424210 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 424: Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
  • Industry Group 4242: Drugs and Druggists’ Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
  • Industry 42421: Drugs and Druggists’ Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 424210: Drugs and Druggists’ Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
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NAICS Code 424210