SIC Code 2879 - Pesticides and Agricultural Chemicals, Not Elsewhere Classified

Industry Sector

Manufacturing

Total Companies

436

Est. Employment

4,298

Description

Establishments primarily engaged in the formulation and preparation of ready-to-use agricultural and household pest control chemicals, including insecticides, fungicides, and herbicides, from technical chemicals or concentrates; and the production of concentrates which require further processing before use as agricultural pesticides. This industry also includes establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing or formulating agricultural chemicals, not elsewhere classified, such as minor or trace elements and soil conditioners.

Snapshot

SIC Code 2879 - Pesticides and Agricultural Chemicals, Not Elsewhere Classified is a final level code of the “Manufacturing” Division. There are 436 companies classified in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of 4,298 people.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within SIC Code 2879 - Pesticides and Agricultural Chemicals, Not Elsewhere Classified are:

  • Agricultural disinfectants
  • Agricultural pesticides
  • Arsenates: calcium, copper, and lead-formulated
  • Arsenites, formulated
  • Bordeaux mixture
  • Calcium arsenate and arsenite, formulated
  • Cattle dips
  • Copper arsenate, formulated
  • Defoliants
  • Elements, minor or trace (agricultural chemicals)
  • Exterminating products, for household and industrial use
  • Fly sprays
  • Fungicides
  • Growth regulants, agricultural
  • Herbicides
  • Household insecticides
  • Insect powder, household
  • Insecticides, agricultural
  • Lead arsenate, formulated
  • Lime-sulfur, dry and solution
  • Lindane, formulated
  • Moth repellants
  • Nicotine and salts
  • Nicotine bearing insecticides
  • Paris green (insecticide)
  • Pesticides, household
  • Phytoactin
  • Plant hormones
  • Poison: ant, rat, roach, and rodent-household
  • Pyrethrin bearing preparations
  • Pyrethrin concentrates
  • Rodenticides
  • Rotenone bearing preparations
  • Rotenone concentrates
  • Sheep dips, chemical
  • Sodium arsenite (formulated)pp(Soil conditioners
  • Sulfur dust (insecticide)
  • Thiocyanates, organic (formulated)
  • Trace elements (agricultural chemicals)
  • Xanthone (formulated)

Cross-References

For some business types, there may be a similar industry to SIC Code 2879 - Pesticides and Agricultural Chemicals, Not Elsewhere Classified that is a better classification match.

Establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing basic or technical agricultural pest control chemicals are classified in Industry Group 281 if the chemicals are inorganic and in Industry Group 286 if they are organic. Establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing agricultural lime products are classified in Major Group 32.

Companies

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Extended SIC Code Categories for SIC 2879

For business marketing and targeting, SIC Codes have been extended to provide more specific classifications within SIC Code 2879 – Pesticides and Agricultural Chemicals, Not Elsewhere Classified. Extended SIC Codes are being continuously updated to reflect the current business environment.

6-digit SIC

  • 287901 Insecticides (manufacturers)
  • 287902 Lime Manufacturers (pesticides)
  • 287903 Enzymes (manufacturers)
  • 287904 Commercial Agricultural Cleaners (manufacturers)
  • 287905 Pest Control Supplies & Equipment (manufacturers)
  • 287906 Bird Barriers-Repellents & Controls (manufacturers)
  • 287907 Herbicides (manufacturers)
  • 287998 Pesticides & Ag Chemicals Nec (manufacturers)

7-digit SIC

  • 2879001 Pesticides & Ag Chemicals Nec (manufacturers)
  • 2879002 Agricultural Or Household Pesticides
  • 2879003 Agricultural Or Household Insecticides
  • 2879004 Insecticides (manufacturers)
  • 2879005 Lime (manufacturers)
  • 2879006 Arsenates
  • 2879007 Enzymes (manufacturers)
  • 2879008 Bordeaux Mixture
  • 2879009 Commercial Agricultural Cleaners (manufacturers)
  • 2879010 Cattle Dips
  • 2879011 Ddt-Insecticide
  • 2879012 Pest Control Supplies & Equipment (manufacturers)
  • 2879013 Bird Barriers-Repellents & Controls (manufacturers)
  • 2879014 Exterminating Products, For Household Or Industrial Use
  • 2879015 Pyrethrin Concentrates & Preparations
  • 2879016 Agricultural Disinfectants
  • 2879017 Defoliants
  • 2879018 Herbicides (manufacturers)
  • 2879019 Plant Hormones
  • 2879020 Soil Conditioners
  • 2879021 Trace Elements

8-digit SIC

  • 28790000 Agricultural Chemicals, Nec
  • 28790100 Insecticides And Pesticides
  • 28790101 Arsenates, Arsenites (formulated)
  • 28790102 Bordeaux Mixture
  • 28790103 Cattle Dips
  • 28790104 Ddt (insecticide), Formulated
  • 28790105 Exterminating Products, For Household Or Industrial Use
  • 28790106 Insecticides, Agricultural Or Household
  • 28790107 Pesticides, Agricultural Or Household
  • 28790108 Pyrethrin Concentrates And Preparations
  • 28799901 Agricultural Disinfectants
  • 28799902 Defoliants
  • 28799903 Fungicides, Herbicides
  • 28799904 Plant Hormones
  • 28799905 Soil Conditioners
  • 28799906 Trace Elements (agricultural Chemicals)