TABLE A-5 - Hazardous Material Shipment Characteristics for Selected NAICS Codes: 2007

TABLE A-5 - Hazardous Material Shipment Characteristics for Selected NAICS Codes: 2007

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Industry Tons (thousands) Ton-miles (millions)
Total tons Hazardous tons Hazardous share of total Total ton-miles Hazardous ton-miles Hazardous share of total
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing (324) 1,415,099 930,698 65.8 207,148 128,090 61.8
Chemical Manufacturing (325) 594,262 248,941 41.9 279,917 101,050 36.1
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers (4246) 119,971 64,533 53.8 31,344 12,813 40.9
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers (4247) 846,636 803,894 95.0 52,112 39,482 75.8
Fuel Dealers (45431) 48,438 47,817 98.7 1,784 1,761 98.7
Corporate, Subsidiary, and Regional Managing Offices (55114) 250,262 72,893 29.1 80,199 17,764 22.1
All Other Surveyed Industries 9,268,757 62,356 0.7 2,692,154 22,497 0.8

NOTE: North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes shown had the highest estimated tonnages (without considering the sampling variability). For additional information on the methodology, please see http://www.bts.gov/publications/commodity_flow_survey/2007/hazardous_materials/. For an explaination of NAICS codes, please see 2007 North American Industry Classification System, available at http://www.census.gov/naics as of January 2010.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, and U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, 2007 Commodity Flow Survey, Hazardous Materials, table 2a, available at http://www.bts.gov/publications/commodity_flow_survey/ as of Nov. 18, 2010.