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Appendix D - Standard Transportation Commodity Classification Code Information

The commodities shown in this report are classified in accordance with the Classification (STCC) system, published by the Ass
American Railroads. 1

We provided respondents with a listing of STCC codes and descriptions at the five-digit level to use in assigning a commodity c
shipment. For shipments of more than one commodity, we instructed respondents to use the five-digit code for the major comm
the commodity of greatest total weight in the shipment. For this report, we aggregated the STCC codes to the two-digit level. Th
provides a description of each STCC code.

STCC code
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For additional information on the STCC system, contact: STCC Technical Committee, c/ o Committee Secretary, Association
Railroads, 50 F Street, NW, Room 5603, Washington, DC 20001- 1564. Telephone number 202- 639- 2332; fax number 202- 6
Appendix D - Standard Transportation Commodity Classification Code Information
The commodities shown in this report are classified in accordance with the Classification (STCC) system, published by the Association of
American Railroads.1

We provided respondents with a listing of STCC codes and descriptions at the five-digit level to use in assigning a commodity code for each
hipment. For shipments of more than one commodity, we instructed respondents to use the five-digit code for the major commodity, define
he commodity of greatest total weight in the shipment. For this report, we aggregated the STCC codes to the two-digit level. The following
rovides a description of each STCC code.

Commodity description
Farm products
Forest products
Fresh fish
Metallic ores
Coal
Crude petroleum, natural gas or gasoline
Nonmetallic ores, minerals, excluding fuels
Ordnance or accessories
Food and kindred products
Tobacco products, excluding insecticides
Textile mill products
Apparel or other finished textile products or knit apparel
Lumber or wood products, excluding furniture
Furniture or fixtures
Pulp, paper, or allied products
Printed matter
Chemicals or allied products
Petroleum or coal products
Rubber or miscellaneous plastics products
Leather or leather products
Clay, concrete, glass, or stone products
Primary metal products
Fabricated metal products
Machinery, excluding electrical
Electrical machinery, equipment, or supplies
Transportation equipment
Instruments, photographic goods, optical goods, watches, or clocks
Miscellaneous products of manufacturing
Waste or scrap materials not identified by producing industry
Miscellaneous freight shipments
Containers, carriers or devices, shipping, returned empty
Waste hazardous materials or waste hazardous substances
Commodity unknown

For additional information on the STCC system, contact: STCC Technical Committee, c/ o Committee Secretary, Association of American
Railroads, 50 F Street, NW, Room 5603, Washington, DC 20001- 1564. Telephone number 202- 639- 2332; fax number 202- 639- 2312.