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Recalculated Alkalies and Chlorine Indexes

Effective with the release of data for October 2005 data, the indexes for Alkalies and chlorine (series id number - wpu061303) and Natural sodium carbonate and sulfate (wpu06130301) for the months of March 2005 through June 2005 have been recalculated to correct a processing error. The table below shows the corrected index values. The BLS regrets any inconvenience this may have caused data users. Further information is available from the Section of Index Analysis at (202) 691-7705.

Month 061303 06130301
March 194.4 99.0
April 197.9 98.7
May 205.7 98.5
June 207.7 99.6


Last Modified Date: November 15, 2005