Summary - Canadian Industry Statistics

Chemical (except Agricultural) and Allied Product Merchant Wholesalers - 41841

Definition

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in wholesaling industrial and household chemicals, cleaning compounds and preparations, plastics resins, plastic basic forms and shapes, and industrial gases.

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    Example Activities:
    Alcohol, industrial, wholesale
    Alkalies, wholesale
    Ammonia (except fertilizer material), wholesale
    Bleaches, wholesale
    Bleaching compounds, wholesale
    Carbon black, wholesale
    Caustic soda, wholesale
    Chemicals, industrial and household, wholesale
    Chlorine, wholesale
    Cleaning compounds and preparations, wholesale
    Cleansers, soaps, detergents, wholesale
    Coal tar products, primary and intermediate, wholesale
    Compound catalysts, industrial, wholesale
    Compressed and liquefied gases (except petroleum gases), wholesale
    Concrete additives, wholesale
    Deodorants (except personal), wholesale
    Detergents, wholesale
    Detonators and fuses, wholesale
    Disinfectants, wholesale
    Dry cleaning solvents and chemicals, wholesale
    Dry ice, wholesale
    Dyestuffs, wholesale
    Essential oils, wholesale
    Explosives, all kinds (except ammunition and fireworks), wholesale
    Fire extinguisher preparations, wholesale
    Floor cleaning compounds, wholesale
    Gases, compressed and liquefied (except liquefied petroleum gas), wholesale
    Glue, wholesale
    Gum and wood chemicals, wholesale
    Industrial chemicals, wholesale
    Industrial gases, wholesale
    Laundry soap, chips and powder, wholesale
    Linseed oil, wholesale
    Man-made fibres, wholesale
    Metal working compounds, wholesale
    Organic chemicals, synthetic, wholesale
    Plasticizers and stabilizers, wholesale
    Plastics basic shapes, wholesale
    Plastics materials, wholesale
    Plastics resins, wholesale
    Plastics sheet and rods, wholesale
    Polishes (e.g., furniture, automobile, metal, shoe), wholesale
    Polishing preparations, wholesale
    Resins, plastics, wholesale
    Resins, synthetic (except rubber), wholesale
    Rug cleaning compounds, wholesale
    Rustproofing chemicals, wholesale
    Salts, industrial, wholesale
    Sanitation preparations, wholesale
    Scouring cleansers, wholesale
    Sealants, wholesale
    Stabilizers and plasticizers, wholesale
    Sulphur, wholesale
    Sulphuric acid, wholesale
    Surface active agents, wholesale
    Synthetic rubber, wholesale
    Textile chemicals, wholesale
    Waxes, wholesale
    Wood treating preparations, wholesale

    Exclusions

    Establishments primarily engaged in:
    wholesaling refined petroleum products (see 412110 Petroleum and petroleum products merchant
    wholesalers)
    wholesaling fireworks (see 414460 Toy and hobby goods merchant wholesalers)
    wholesaling ammunition (see 414470 Amusement and sporting goods merchant wholesalers)
    wholesaling agricultural chemicals (see 418390 Agricultural chemical and other farm supplies merchant
    wholesalers)

Information on the number and size of businesses for 2016.

Establishments

1,931

0-99 Employees

98.8%

View financial data for 2016 based on industry averages for SME's.

Average revenue

$991.1
thousand

Profitable

76.4%

Salaries and wages

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Wholesale revenues and expenses

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