New Delhi, Jun 20 (PTI) Caustic soda prices were trading up by Rs 100 per 50 kg in the national capital today in view of fall in supplies from producing belts amidst rising demand from consuming industries.

Caustic soda flake rose by Rs 100 to Rs 2,300-2,400 per 50 kg.

Marketmen said apart from good demand from detergent manufacturers, tight supplies from producing regions pushed up caustic soda prices at the wholesale chemical market here.

Following are today’s quotations:

Ammonium chloride (50 kg) Rs 950-1,800, acetic acid (1kg) Rs 53-57, ammonia bicarb (25 kg) Rs 500-600, boric acid technical (50 kg) Rs 3,800-4,500, borex granular (50 kg) Rs 2,100-2,500, caustic soda flake (50 kg) Rs 2,300-2,400, citric acid (50 kg) (China) Rs 3,700-4,400, citric acid deshi (50 kg) Rs 3,600-4,500, camphor slab (1 kg) Rs 520, camphor powder (1kg) Rs 470, glycerin (1 kg) Rs 80-130, hexamine (1kg) Rs 98, hydrogen peroxide (1 kg) Rs 30-40, menthol crystal bold (per kg) Rs 1,105, menthol flake (1 kg) Rs 1,055 and mentha oil (1kg) Rs 980, paraffin wax (1 kg) Iran Rs 85-90, paraffin wax (1 kg) China Rs 85-95, paraffin wax (1 kg) Indian Rs 85-88, soda ash (50 kg) (Tata) Rs 1,325, soda ash (50 kg) (Gujarat) Rs 1,320, soda ash (50 kg) (DCW) Rs 1,320, soda ash (50 kg) (Birla) Rs 1,315, soda Hydro sulphate (1 kg) Rs 100-130, sodium hydro sulphite (1 kg) kalali Rs 128, sodium hydro sulphite (1 kg) (China) Rs 125, sodium hydro sulphite safolite (1 kg) Rs 170-195, sodium silicate (50 kg) Rs 1,100-1,500, sodium nitrate (50 kg) Rs 2,100-2,350, sodium nitrite (50 kg) Rs 2,500-2,700, sodium bio-carbonate-tata (50 kg) Rs 1,425, stable bleaching powder-chambal (25 kg) Rs 380, tartaric acid-France (1 kg) Rs 480, thymol (1 kg) Rs 410, titanium dioxide (1 kg) Rs 190-280, oxalic acid (pcpl) 50 kg Rs 2,650-2,750 and zinc oxide (Kg) 160-200.

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