1851 Cleaning Compound Manufacturing

Latest release
Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC)
Reference period
2006 (Revision 2.0)

1851 Cleaning Compound Manufacturing

This class consists of units mainly engaged in manufacturing cleaning compounds, including toothpastes, soaps and other detergents, surface active agents, polishes and speciality cleaning preparations.

Primary activities

  • Denture cleaner manufacturing
  • Detergent manufacturing
  • Dishwashing detergent manufacturing
  • Disinfectant manufacturing
  • Emulsifier manufacturing
  • Glycerine manufacturing
  • Hypochlorite-based bleach manufacturing
  • Laundry detergent manufacturing
  • Penetrant manufacturing
  • Peroxide preparation manufacturing
  • Polish manufacturing
  • Scouring compound manufacturing
  • Soap manufacturing
  • Toothpaste manufacturing


Units mainly engaged in

  • manufacturing hair shampoos and shaving preparations are included in Class 1852 Cosmetic and Toiletry Preparation Manufacturing;
  • manufacturing solvent cleaners are included in Class 1701 Petroleum Refining and Petroleum Fuel Manufacturing; and
  • manufacturing agents used to tan leather are included in Class 1813 Basic Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing.
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