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Soap or Synthetic Detergent Mfg.


Code 4720 applies to employers engaged in manufacturing bar soap, granulated, powdered, and sprayed soaps, soap chips and flakes, liquid soaps and synthetic detergents which have characteristics and end-uses similar to soap.  Materials such as animal fats, coconut or other vegetable oils; alkalis such as soda ash, caustic soda, lye, boric acid; abrasives such as feldspar; inert catalysts such as zinc oxide; diluents such as sodium sulfate; builders such as sodium pyrophosphate; and perfume are used to make the soaps.

Assignment by Analogy

No Information

Operations to be Separately Rated

  1. Manufacturing:
    1. Disinfectants and germicides blending or mixing – exclusively.  Refer to Code 4828 “Chemical Blending or Mixing – NOC – All Operations & Drivers.”
    2. Disinfectants and germicides chemical manufacturing processes.  Refer to Code 4829 “Chemical Mfg. – NOC – All Operations & Drivers.” 
  2. Soaps or detergents – bottling only – no manufacturing.  Refer to Code 4628 "Extract Mfg."

Industry Group

Chemical Manufacturing