This group covers R&D directed towards the manufacture of industrial chemicals and related products, including those derived from oil and gas refining.
- industrial gases;
- rubber, synthetic resins and plastics;
- industrial chemicals, both organic and inorganic;
- lubricants and bituminous products; and
- soap, detergents, cosmetics and other toiletries.
This group has ten objectives:
860601 Industrial Gases
860602 Inorganic Industrial Chemicals
860604 Organic Industrial Chemicals (excl. Resins, Rubber and Plastics)
860606 Plastics in Primary Forms
860607 Plastic Products (incl. Construction Materials)
860608 Rubber and Synthetic Resins
860609 Soaps and Cosmetics
860699 Industrial Chemicals and Related Products not elsewhere classified
a) Mining, extraction, and processing of energy resources used for the manufacture of industrial chemicals and products and the production of chemicals intended for use as an energy source are included in Division 85 Energy.
b) Manufacture of agricultural chemicals is included in Group 8607 Agricultural Chemicals.
c) Manufacture of human pharmaceutical products is included in Group 8608 Human Pharmaceutical Products.
d) Manufacture of veterinary pharmaceutical products is included in Group 8609 Veterinary Pharmaceutical Products.