NAICS Code 424950

NAICS 424950

NAICS Code 424950 – Paint, Varnish, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers

Definition of NAICS Code 424950: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the merchant wholesale distribution of paints, varnishes, and similar coatings; pigments; wallpaper; and supplies, such as paint brushes and rollers.

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Cross Reference Guide for Code 424950

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 artists’ paints are classified in Industry NAICS 424990, Other Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 424950

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.

  • Calcimines, merchant wholesalers
  • Enamels merchant wholesalers
  • Lacquers merchant wholesalers
  • Paint rollers merchant wholesalers
  • Paintbrushes merchant wholesalers
  • Painter’s supplies (except artists’, turpentine) merchant wholesalers
  • Paints (except artists’) merchant wholesalers
  • Pigments, paint, merchant wholesalers
  • Shellac merchant wholesalers
  • Spray painting equipment (except industrial-type) merchant wholesalers
  • Stains merchant wholesalers
  • Varnishes merchant wholesalers
  • Wall coverings (e.g., fabric, plastics) merchant wholesalers
  • Wallpaper merchant wholesalers

Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 424950

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 424950
  • CA WC: 8065
  • DE WC: 924, 926
  • PA WC: 924, 926
  • MI WC: 8018
  • NJ WC: 8018
  • NY WC: 8018
  • WY WC: 424950
  • GL: 12362
  • SIC: 5198

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 424950 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 4249: Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
  • Industry 42495: Paint, Varnish, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 424950: Paint, Varnish, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
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