SIC Code 5912 Drug Stores and Proprietary Stores


Retail Trade


Establishments engaged in the retail sale of prescription drugs, proprietary drugs, and non-prescription medicines, and which may also carry a number of related lines, such as cosmetics, toiletries, tobacco, and novelty merchandise. These stores are included on the basis of their usual trade designation rather than on the stricter interpretation of commodities handled. This industry includes drug stores which also operate a soda fountain or lunch counter.

Illustrative Examples

Apothecaries-retail, Drug stores-retail, Pharmacies-retail, Proprietary (non-prescription medicines) stores-retail

Sample Business Listings

Further Classification

6-digit SIC

  • 591201Medicines-patent & Proprietary
  • 591202Health Care Products
  • 591203First Aid Supplies
  • 591204Elastic Stockings
  • 591205Pharmacies
  • 591206Toilet Articles
  • 591207Pharmaceutical Consultants
  • 591209Allergy Resistant Products
  • 591212Homeopathic Remedies
  • 591213Sun Tan Supplies

7-digit SIC

  • 5912001Pharmacies
  • 5912002Non-prescription Medicine Proprietary Stores
  • 5912003Drug Stores
  • 5912004Medicines-patent & Proprietary
  • 5912005Health Care Products
  • 5912006First Aid Supplies
  • 5912007Elastic Stockings
  • 5912008Toilet Articles
  • 5912009Pharmaceutical Consultants
  • 5912010Allergy Resistant Products
  • 5912011Homeopathic Remedies
  • 5912012Sun Tan Supplies

8-digit SIC

  • 59120000Drug Stores And Proprietary Stores
  • 59129901Drug Stores
  • 59129902Proprietary (non-prescription Medicine) Stores
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Business Listings

Total Companies:46018

Est. Employment:1031968