SIC Code 3842 Orthopedic, Prosthetic, and Surgical Appliances and Supplies

Industry

Manufacturing

Description

Establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing orthopedic, prosthetic, and surgical appliances and supplies, arch supports and other foot appliances; fracture appliances, elastic hosiery, abdominal supporters, braces, and trusses; bandages; surgical gauze and dressings; sutures; adhesive tapes and medicated plasters; and personal safety appliances and equipment.

Cross References

Establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing surgical and medical instruments are classified in Industry 3841. Establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing orthopedic or prosthetic appliances and in the personal fitting to the individual prescription by a physician are classified in Retail Trade, Industry 5999.

Illustrative Examples

  • Abdominal supporters, braces, and trusses
  • Absorbent cotton, sterilizedAdhesive tape and plasters, medicated or non-medicatedApplicators, cotton tippedAtomizers, medicalAutoclaves, hospital and surgicalBandages and dressings, surgical and orthopedicBandages: plastics, muslin, and plaster of parisBelts: sanitary, surgical, and correctiveBraces, elasticBraces, orthopedicBulletproof vestsCanes, orthopedicCervical collarsClothing, fire resistant and protectiveColostomy appliancesCorn remover and bunion padsCorsets, surgicalCosmetic restorationsCotton, absorbent: sterilizedCotton, including cotton ballsCrutches and walkersDrapes, surgical: cottonDressings, surgicalEar stoppersElastic hosiery, orthopedicExtension shoes, orthopedicFirst aid, snake bite, and burn kitsFoot appliances, orthopedicFracture appliances, surgicalGas masksGauze, surgical: not made in weaving millsGrafts, artificial: for surgery-made of braided or mesh artificial fibersGynecological supplies and appliancesHearing aidsHelmets, spaceHosiery, supportHydrotherapy equipmentImplants, surgicalInfant incubatorsIntrauterine devicesIron lungsLife preservers, except cork and inflatableLigatures, medicalLimbs, artificialLinemen's safety beltsModels, anatomicalNoise protectors, personalOrthopedic devices and materialsPads, incontinent and bedPersonal safety appliances and equipmentPlugs, ear and noseProsthetic appliances and suppliesRadiation shielding aprons, gloves, and sheetingRespiratorsRespiratory protection equipment, personalRestraints, patientSafety appliances and equipment, personalSafety gloves, all materialsSocks, stumpSpace suitsSplints, pneumatic and woodSponges, surgicalSterilizers, hospital and surgicalStockinette, surgicalStretchersSuits, firefighting: asbestosSupports: abdominal, ankle, arch, and kneecapSurgical appliances and supplies, except medical instrumentsSuspensoriesSuturesSwabs, sanitary cottonTongue depressorsTraction apparatusTrusses: orthopedic and surgicalWelders' hoodsWheel chairsWhirlpool baths, hydrotherapy equipment
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Sample Business Listings

Further Classification

6-digit SIC

  • 384201Respirators-manufacturers
  • 384202Abdominal Supports-manufacturers
  • 384203Artificial Limbs-manufacturers
  • 384204Hearing Aids-manufacturers
  • 384205Orthopedic Appliances-manufacturers
  • 384206Physical Therapy Equipment-manufacturers
  • 384207Safety Equipment & Clothing Mfg
  • 384208Shoes-orthopedic-manufacturers
  • 384209Surgical Appliances-manufacturers
  • 384210Surgical Dressings-manufacturers
  • 384211First Aid Supplies-manufacturers
  • 384212Foot Appliances-manufacturers
  • 384213Wheel Chairs-manufacturers
  • 384214Whirlpool Bath Equip & Supplies Mfg
  • 384215Cotton-absorbent (manufacturers)
  • 384216Foot Remedies (manufacturers)
  • 384217Collars (manufacturers)
  • 384218Colonic Therapy-apparatus & Suppliess (mfrs)
  • 384219Masks-protective (manufacturers)
  • 384220Absorbents-manufacturers
  • 384221Sterilizing Apparatus-manufacturers
  • 384222Health Care Apparel (mfrs)
  • 384223Handicapped Equip/supplies Mfr
  • 384298Orthopedic Prosthetic/srgcl Appl (mfrs)

7-digit SIC

  • 3842001Surgical Appliances & Supplies
  • 3842002Orthopedic Prosthetic/surgical Appl Mfg
  • 3842003Prosthetic Appliances
  • 3842004Hearing Aids Mfg
  • 3842005Artificial Limbs Mfg
  • 3842006Orthopedic Braces
  • 3842007Wheel Chairs Mfg
  • 3842008Safety Equipment & Clothing Mfg
  • 3842009Walkers
  • 3842010Surgical Implants
  • 3842011Fire Resistant & Protective Clothing
  • 3842012Handicapped Technical Aids
  • 3842013Cosmetic Restorations
  • 3842014Foot Appliances Mfg
  • 3842015Safety Gloves Mfg
  • 3842016Respirators Mfg
  • 3842017Bulletproof Vests Mfg
  • 3842018Ear Plugs
  • 3842019Physical Therapy Equipment Mfg
  • 3842020First Aid Supplies Mfg
  • 3842021Gas Masks
  • 3842022Foot Remedies Mfg
  • 3842023Helmets, Space
  • 3842024Colonic Therapy-apparatus & Supplies Mfg
  • 3842025Life Preservers (except Cork & Inflatable)
  • 3842026Masks-protective Mfg
  • 3842027Linemen's Safety Belts
  • 3842028Absorbents Mfg
  • 3842029Noise Protectors, Personal
  • 3842030Sterilizing Apparatus Mfg
  • 3842031Nose Plugs
  • 3842032Health Care Apparel Mfg
  • 3842033Radiation Shielding Aprons, Gloves, Sheeting, Etc
  • 3842034Handicapped Equipment Supplies Mfg
  • 3842035Space Suits
  • 3842036Suits-firefighting
  • 3842037Welders Hoods
  • 3842038Cotton & Cotton Applicators
  • 3842039Cotton-absorbent Mfg
  • 3842040Applicators, Cotton Tipped
  • 3842041Cotton-absorbent-sterilized
  • 3842042Cotton-including Cotton Balls-sterile & Non-sterile
  • 3842043Swabs, Sanitary Cotton
  • 3842044Models, Anatomical
  • 3842045Socks, Stump
  • 3842046Abdominal Supports Mfg
  • 3842047Braces, Elastic
  • 3842048Canes Orthopedic
  • 3842049Collars Mfg
  • 3842050Crutches & Walkers
  • 3842051Elastic Hosiery Orthopedic
  • 3842052Shoes-orthopedic Mfg
  • 3842053Hosiery, Support
  • 3842054Splints, Pneumatic & Wood
  • 3842055Supports-abdominal, Ankle, Arch, Kneecap, Etc
  • 3842056Suspensories
  • 3842057Trusses Orthopedic & Surgical
  • 3842058Bandages & Dressings
  • 3842059Bandages-plastic, Muslin, Plaster Of Paris, Etc
  • 3842060Surgical Dressings Mfg
  • 3842061Gauze, Surgical
  • 3842062Adhesive Tape & Plasters, Medicated Or Non-medicated
  • 3842063Atomizers, Medical
  • 3842064Autoclaves, Hospital & Surgical
  • 3842065Belts-surgical, Sanitary & Corrective
  • 3842066Colostomy Appliances
  • 3842067Drapes-surgical
  • 3842068First Aid, Snake Bite & Burn Kits
  • 3842069Grafts-artificial-for Surgery
  • 3842070Gynecological Supplies & Appliances
  • 3842071Hydrotherapy Equipment
  • 3842072Infant Incubators
  • 3842073Intra-uterine Devices
  • 3842074Ligatures, Medical
  • 3842075Restraints, Patient
  • 3842076Sponges, Surgical
  • 3842077Sterilizers, Hospital & Surgical
  • 3842078Stretchers
  • 3842079Surgical Appliances Mfg
  • 3842080Sutures, Absorbable & Non-absorbable
  • 3842081Tape-adhesive-medicated Or Non-medicated
  • 3842082Tongue Depressors
  • 3842083Traction Apparatus
  • 3842084Whirlpool Bath Equipment & Supplies Mfg
  • 3842085Respirators

8-digit SIC

  • 38420000Surgical Appliances And Supplies
  • 38420100Personal Safety Equipment
  • 38420101Bulletproof Vests
  • 38420102Clothing, Fire Resistant And Protective
  • 38420103Ear Plugs
  • 38420104Gas Masks
  • 38420105Gloves, Safety
  • 38420106Helmets, Space
  • 38420107Life Preservers, Except Cork And Inflatable
  • 38420108Linemen's Safety Belts
  • 38420109Noise Protectors, Personal
  • 38420110Nose Plugs
  • 38420111Radiation Shielding Aprons, Gloves, Sheeting, Etc.
  • 38420112Respiratory Protection Equipment, Personal
  • 38420113Space Suits
  • 38420114Suits, Firefighting (asbestos)
  • 38420115Welders' Hoods
  • 38420200Cotton And Cotton Applicators
  • 38420201Absorbent Cotton, Sterilized
  • 38420202Applicators, Cotton Tipped
  • 38420203Cotton, Absorbent: Sterilized
  • 38420204Cotton, Including Cotton Balls: Sterile And Non-sterile
  • 38420205Swabs, Sanitary Cotton
  • 38420300Prosthetic Appliances
  • 38420301Cosmetic Restorations
  • 38420302Implants, Surgical
  • 38420303Limbs, Artificial
  • 38420304Models, Anatomical
  • 38420305Socks, Stump
  • 38420400Orthopedic Appliances
  • 38420401Abdominal Supporters, Braces, And Trusses
  • 38420402Braces, Elastic
  • 38420403Braces, Orthopedic
  • 38420404Canes, Orthopedic
  • 38420405Cervical Collars
  • 38420408Crutches And Walkers
  • 38420409Elastic Hosiery, Orthopedic (support)
  • 38420410Extension Shoes, Orthopedic
  • 38420411Foot Appliances, Orthopedic
  • 38420412Hearing Aids
  • 38420413Hosiery, Support
  • 38420414Splints, Pneumatic And Wood
  • 38420415Supports: Abdominal, Ankle, Arch, Kneecap, Etc.
  • 38420416Suspensories
  • 38420417Technical Aids For The Handicapped
  • 38420418Trusses, Orthopedic And Surgical
  • 38420419Walkers
  • 38420420Wheelchairs
  • 38420500Bandages And Dressings
  • 38420501Bandages: Plastic, Muslin, Plaster Of Paris, Etc.
  • 38420502Dressings, Surgical
  • 38420503Gauze, Surgical
  • 38429901Adhesive Tape And Plasters, Medicated Or Non-medicated
  • 38429902Atomizers, Medical
  • 38429903Autoclaves, Hospital And Surgical
  • 38429904Belts: Surgical, Sanitary, And Corrective
  • 38429905Colostomy Appliances
  • 38429906Drapes, Surgical (cotton)
  • 38429907First Aid, Snake Bite, And Burn Kits
  • 38429909Grafts, Artifical: For Surgery
  • 38429910Gynecological Supplies And Appliances
  • 38429911Hydrotherapy Equipment
  • 38429912Infant Incubators
  • 38429913Intra-uterine Devices
  • 38429915Ligatures, Medical
  • 38429916Respirators
  • 38429917Restraints, Patient
  • 38429918Sponges, Surgical
  • 38429919Sterilizers, Hospital And Surgical
  • 38429921Stretchers
  • 38429922Surgical Appliances And Supplies
  • 38429923Sutures, Absorbable And Non-absorbable
  • 38429924Tape, Adhesive: Medicated Or Non-medicated
  • 38429925Tongue Depressors
  • 38429926Traction Apparatus
  • 38429927Whirlpool Baths, Hydrotherapy Equipment