NAICS Code 424990

NAICS 424990

NAICS Code 424990 – Other Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers

Definition of NAICS Code 424990: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the merchant wholesale distribution of nondurable goods (except printing and writing paper; stationery and office supplies; industrial and personal service paper; drugs and druggists’ sundries; apparel, piece goods, and notions; grocery and related products; farm product raw materials; chemical and allied products; petroleum and petroleum products; beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverages; farm supplies; books, periodicals and newspapers; flower, nursery stock and florists’ supplies; tobacco and tobacco products; and paint, varnishes, wallpaper, and supplies).

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS 424990

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

  • Artists’ supplies merchant wholesalers
  • Pet supplies (except pet food) merchant wholesalers
  • Burlap merchant wholesalers
  • Statuary goods (except religious) merchant wholesalers
  • Christmas trees merchant wholesalers
  • Textile bags merchant wholesalers
  • Industrial yarn merchant wholesalers

Cross Reference Guide for Code 424990

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.

  • Distribution of advertising specialties–are classified in Industry NAICS 541890, Other Services Related to Advertising;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of farm supplies–are classified in Industry NAICS 424910, Farm Supplies Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of books, periodicals, and newspapers–are classified in Industry NAICS 424920, Book, Periodical, and Newspaper Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of flowers, nursery stock, and florists’ supplies–are classified in Industry NAICS 424930, Flower, Nursery Stock, and Florists’ Supplies Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of tobacco and its products–are classified in Industry NAICS 424940, Tobacco and Tobacco Product Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of paints, varnishes, and similar coatings; pigments; wallpaper; and supplies–are classified in Industry NAICS 424950, Paint, Varnish, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of bulk printing and/or writing paper–are classified in Industry NAICS 424110, Printing and Writing Paper Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of stationery, office supplies, and/or gift wrap–are classified in Industry NAICS 424120, Stationery and Office Supplies Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of wrapping and other coarse paper, paperboard, converted paper (except stationery and office supplies), and related disposable plastics products–are classified in Industry NAICS 424130, Industrial and Personal Service Paper Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of biological and medical products; botanical drugs and herbs; and pharmaceutical products intended for internal and external consumption–are classified in Industry NAICS 424210, Drugs and Druggists’ Sundries Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of clothing and accessories, footwear, piece goods, yard goods, notions, and/or hair accessories–are classified in Industry Group 4243, Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of meat, poultry, seafood, confectioneries, fruits and vegetables; and other groceries and related products–are classified in Industry Group 4244, Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of grains, field beans, livestock, and other farm product raw materials–are classified in Industry Group 4245, Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of chemicals; plastics materials and basic forms and shapes; and allied products–are classified in Industry Group 4246, Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of petroleum and petroleum products–are classified in Industry Group 4247, Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of beer, ale, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverages–are classified in Industry Group 4248, Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of pet foods–are classified in Industry NAICS 424490, Other Grocery and Related Products Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of religious statuary–are classified in Industry NAICS 423990, Other Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers; and
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of knitting yarns (except industrial)–are classified in Industry NAICS 424310, Piece Goods, Notions, and Other Dry Goods Merchant Wholesalers.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 424990

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.

  • Art goods merchant wholesalers
  • Artificial Christmas trees merchant wholesalers
  • Artists’ supplies merchant wholesalers
  • Awnings, canvas, merchant wholesalers
  • Bags, textile, merchant wholesalers
  • Bait, live, merchant wholesalers
  • Baskets merchant wholesalers
  • Burlap merchant wholesalers
  • Candles merchant wholesalers
  • Canvas products merchant wholesalers
  • Cats merchant wholesalers
  • Chamois, leather, merchant wholesalers
  • Charcoal merchant wholesalers
  • Christmas ornaments merchant wholesalers
  • Christmas trees (e.g., artificial, cut) merchant wholesalers
  • Cigarette lighters merchant wholesalers
  • Clothes hangers merchant wholesalers
  • Cotton (except raw) merchant wholesalers
  • Crude rubber merchant wholesalers
  • Curios merchant wholesalers
  • Dogs merchant wholesalers
  • Dressed furs and skins merchant wholesalers
  • Felt merchant wholesalers
  • Fish, tropical, merchant wholesalers
  • Foam rubber merchant wholesalers
  • Furs, dressed, merchant wholesalers
  • General merchandise, nondurable goods, merchant wholesalers
  • Greases, inedible animal and vegetable, merchant wholesalers
  • Hairbrushes merchant wholesalers
  • Hairpieces (e.g., toupees, wigs, wiglets) merchant wholesalers
  • Handles (e.g., broom, mop, paint) merchant wholesalers
  • Ice (except dry ice) merchant wholesalers
  • Jewelry boxes merchant wholesalers
  • Leather cut stock (except boot, shoe) merchant wholesalers
  • Leather goods (except belting, footwear, handbags, gloves, luggage) merchant wholesalers
  • Lighters, cigar and cigarette, merchant wholesalers
  • Live bait merchant wholesalers
  • Matches and match books merchant wholesalers
  • Music, sheet, merchant wholesalers
  • Novelties merchant wholesalers
  • Oils, inedible, animal or vegetable, merchant wholesalers
  • Oilseed cake and meal merchant wholesalers
  • Paints, artist’s, merchant wholesalers
  • Pet supplies (except pet food) merchant wholesalers
  • Pets merchant wholesalers
  • Piece goods, burlap and felt, merchant wholesalers
  • Plant food merchant wholesalers
  • Plastics foam products (except disposable) merchant wholesalers
  • Pre-paid calling card distribution, merchant wholesalers
  • Rennets merchant wholesalers
  • Rubber, crude, merchant wholesalers
  • Sawdust merchant wholesalers
  • Sheet music merchant wholesalers
  • Ship chandler merchant wholesalers
  • Skins, dressed, merchant wholesalers
  • Smokers’ supplies merchant wholesalers
  • Sponges merchant wholesalers
  • Statuary goods (except religious) merchant wholesalers
  • Textile bags merchant wholesalers
  • Toupees merchant wholesalers
  • Tropical fish merchant wholesalers
  • Vegetable cake and meal merchant wholesalers
  • Wigs merchant wholesalers
  • Wood carvings merchant wholesalers
  • Wood pulp merchant wholesalers
  • Worms merchant wholesalers
  • Yarns, industrial, merchant wholesalers
Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 424990

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): 8203, 8018, 7380NAICS 424990
  • CA WC: 2150, 8018
  • DE WC: 855, 924
  • PA WC: 855, 924
  • MI WC: 8232, 8018, 7380
  • NJ WC: 8203, 8018, 7380
  • NY WC: 8018, 7380
  • WY WC: 424990
  • GL: 14405, 12362, 12362
  • SIC: 5199

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 424990 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 42499: Other Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 424990: Other Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
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