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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.4 code 2013


  • Section: C - Manufacturing
  • Division: 20 - Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products
  • Group: 201 - Manufacture of basic chemicals, fertilizers and nitrogen compounds, plastics and synthetic rubber in primary forms
  • Class: 2013 - Manufacture of plastics and synthetic rubber in primary forms

Explanatory note

This class includes the manufacture of resins, plastics materials and non-vulcanizable thermoplastic elastomers, the mixing and blending of resins on a custom basis, as well as the manufacture of non-customized synthetic resins.

This class includes:
- manufacture of plastics in primary forms:
· polymers, including those of ethylene, propylene, styrene, vinyl chloride, vinyl acetate and acrylics
· polyamides
· phenolic and epoxide resins and polyurethanes
· alkyd and polyester resins and polyethers
· silicones
· ion-exchangers based on polymers
- manufacture of synthetic rubber in primary forms:
· synthetic rubber
· factice
- manufacture of mixtures of synthetic rubber and natural rubber or rubber-like gums (e.g. balata)

This class also includes:
- manufacture of cellulose and its chemical derivatives

This class excludes:
- manufacture of artificial and synthetic fibres, filaments and yarn, see 2030
- shredding of plastic products, see 3830

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