SIC Code 8731 Commercial Physical and Biological Research

Industry

Services

Description

Establishments primarily engaged in commercial physical and biological research and development on a contract or fee basis.

Cross References

Noncommercial research establishments funded by endowments, grants, or contributions are classified in industry 8733. Separate establishments of aircraft, guided missile, or spacecraft manufacturers primarily engaged in research and development on these products are classified in manufacturing, major group 37.

Illustrative Examples

Agricultural research, biological research, commercial chemical laboratories, commercial research, engineering laboratories, commercial research, food research, commercial industrial laboratories, commercial research, physical research, commercial research and development, physical and biological: commercial.

Industry Leaders

Further Classification

6-digit SIC

  • 873101Laboratories-research & Development
  • 873102Experimental Work
  • 873103Solar Energy Research & Development
  • 873104Laboratories
  • 873105Human Factors-research & Development
  • 873106Electronic Research & Development
  • 873107Oceanographers
  • 873108Pharmaceutical Research Laboratories
  • 873109Testing
  • 873110Technology Assistance Programs
  • 873111Environmental & Ecological Services
  • 873112Engineers-biomedical
  • 873113Lake Management Services
  • 873114Pollution Control
  • 873115Govt-coml Physical/biological Research
  • 873116Food Analysis
  • 873117Recycling Education Info & Training Svc
  • 873118Recycling Consultants
  • 873119Agricultural Research
  • 873120Rubber Research & Consulting
  • 873121Cryogenic Research & Development
  • 873122Laboratories-agricultural
  • 873123Laboratories-marine Biological
  • 873124Laboratories-biochemical
  • 873125Lasers-communication Research & Dev
  • 873126Biotechnology Products & Services
  • 873127Biology Consultants
  • 873128Chemical Research
  • 873130Wetlands Consultants
  • 873131Ergonomics
  • 873132Toxicologists
  • 873133Geological Laboratories
  • 873134Laboratories-psychological
  • 873135Operations Research
  • 873139Surveyors-seismic
  • 873140Surveyors-hydrographic
  • 873141Technologists-applied Sciences
  • 873198Commercial Physical Research

7-digit SIC

  • 8731001Commercial Physical & Biological Research
  • 8731002Biological Research
  • 8731003Environmental & Ecological Services
  • 8731004Commercial Medical Research
  • 8731005Biotechnology Products & Services
  • 8731006Electronic Research & Development
  • 8731007Energy Research
  • 8731008Commercial Physical Research
  • 8731009Computer Hardware Development
  • 8731010Agricultural Research
  • 8731011Commercial Research Laboratory
  • 8731012Natural Resource Research
  • 8731013Chemical Research
  • 8731014Engineering Laboratory (except Testing)
  • 8731015Food Research
  • 8731016Industrial Laboratories
  • 8731017Laboratories-research & Development
  • 8731018Experimental Work
  • 8731019Solar Energy Research & Development
  • 8731020Laboratories
  • 8731021Human Factors-research & Development
  • 8731022Oceanographers
  • 8731023Pharmaceutical Research Laboratories
  • 8731024Testing Equipment-environmental
  • 8731025Technology Assistance Programs
  • 8731026Engineers-biomedical
  • 8731027Lake Management Services
  • 8731028Pollution Control
  • 8731029Government-coml Physical/biological Research
  • 8731030Food Analysis
  • 8731031Recycling Education Info & Training Services
  • 8731032Recycling Consultants
  • 8731033Rubber Research & Consulting
  • 8731034Cryogenic Research & Development
  • 8731035Laboratories-agricultural
  • 8731036Laboratories-marine Biological
  • 8731037Laboratories-biochemical
  • 8731038Lasers-communication Research & Development
  • 8731039Biology Consultants
  • 8731040Wetlands Consultants
  • 8731041Ergonomics
  • 8731042Toxicologists
  • 8731043Geological Laboratories
  • 8731044Laboratories-psychological
  • 8731045Operations Research
  • 8731046Surveyors-seismic
  • 8731047Surveyors-hydrographic
  • 8731048Technologists-applied Sciences

8-digit SIC

  • 87310000Commercial Physical Research
  • 87310100Biological Research
  • 87310101Agricultural Research
  • 87310102Biotechnical Research, Commercial
  • 87310103Food Research
  • 87310200Commercial Physical Research
  • 87310201Chemical Laboratory, Except Testing
  • 87310202Commercial Research Laboratory
  • 87310203Computer (hardware) Development
  • 87310204Engineering Laboratory, Except Testing
  • 87310205Industrial Laboratory, Except Testing
  • 87310300Natural Resource Research
  • 87310301Energy Research
  • 87310302Environmental Research
  • 87319901Electronic Research
  • 87319902Medical Research, Commercial