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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.4 code 2023


  • Section: C - Manufacturing
  • Division: 20 - Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products
  • Group: 202 - Manufacture of other chemical products
  • Class: 2023 - Manufacture of soap and detergents, cleaning and polishing preparations, perfumes and toilet preparations

Explanatory note

This class includes:
- manufacture of organic surface-active agents
- manufacture of soap
- manufacture of paper, wadding, felt etc. coated or covered with soap or detergent
- manufacture of crude glycerol
- manufacture of surface-active preparations:
· washing powders in solid or liquid form and detergents
· dish-washing preparations
· textile softeners
- manufacture of cleaning and polishing products:
· preparations for perfuming or deodorizing rooms
· artificial waxes and prepared waxes
· polishes and creams for leather
· polishes and creams for wood
· polishes for coachwork, glass and metal
· scouring pastes and powders, including paper, wadding etc. coated or covered with these
- manufacture of perfumes and toilet preparations:
· perfumes and toilet water
· beauty and make-up preparations
· sunburn prevention and suntan preparations
· manicure and pedicure preparations
· shampoos, hair lacquers, waving and straightening preparations
· dentifrices and preparations for oral hygiene, including denture fixative preparations
· shaving preparations, including pre-shave and aftershave preparations
· deodorants and bath salts
· depilatories

This class excludes:
- manufacture of separate, chemically defined compounds, see 2011
- manufacture of glycerol, synthesized from petroleum products, see 2011
- extraction and refining of natural essential oils, see 2029

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