New Delhi, Apr 12 (PTI) Caustic soda prices were up by Rs 50 per 50 kg at the local chemical market in the national capital today in view of fall in supplies from producing belts amid rising demand from consuming industries.

Caustic soda flake rose by Rs 50 to Rs 2,550-2,650 per 50 kg.

Marketmen said apart from good demand from detergent manufacturers, tight supplies from producing regions pushed up caustic soda prices.

Following are today’s quotations:

Ammonium chloride (50 kgs) Rs 950-1,800, acetic acid (1kg) Rs 53-57, ammonia bicarb (25 kgs) Rs 500-600, boric acid technical (50 kgs) Rs 3,500-4,000, borex granular (50 kgs) Rs 2,200-2,600, caustic soda flake (50 kgs) Rs 2,550-2,650, citric acid (50 kgs) (China) Rs 3,000-4,500, citric acid deshi (50 kgs) Rs 3,000-4,700, camphor slab (1 kg) Rs 750, camphor powder (1kg) Rs 650, glycerin (1 kg) Rs 80-150, hexamine (1kg) Rs 100, hydrogen peroxide (1 kg) Rs 40-45, menthol crystal bold (per kg) Rs 1,740, menthol flake (1 kg) Rs 1,600 and mentha oil (1kg) Rs 1,430, paraffin wax (1 kg) Iran Rs 80-85, paraffin wax (1 kg) China Rs 85-95, paraffin wax (1 kg) Indian Rs 85-88, soda ash (50 kgs) (Tata) Rs 1,325, soda ash (50 kgs) (Gujarat) Rs 1,320, soda ash (50 kgs) (DCW) Rs 1,320, soda ash (50 kgs) (Birla) Rs 1,315, soda Hydro sulphate (1 kg) Rs 115-145, sodium hydro sulphite (1 kg) kalali Rs 155, sodium hydro sulphite (1 kg) (China) Rs 150, sodium hydro sulphite safolite (1 kg) Rs 180-200, sodium silicate (50 kgs) Rs 1,100-1,500, sodium nitrate (50 kgs) Rs 2,200-2,400, sodium nitrite (50 kgs) Rs 2,500-2,600, sodium bio-carbonate-tata (50 kgs) Rs 1,650, stable bleaching powder-chambal (25 kgs) Rs 380, tartaric acid-France (1 kg) Rs 525, thymol (1 kg) Rs 395-445, titanium dioxide (1 kg) Rs 165-235, oxalic acid (pcpl) 50 kgs Rs 2,650-2,750 and zinc oxide (Kg) 160-200.

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