New Delhi, Apr 6 (PTI) Menthol prices firmed up by Rs 5 per kg at the chemical market today following pick-up in demand from consuming industries.

Traders said, increased demand from consuming industries against restricted arrivals from producing belts, mainly led to a rise in menthol prices.

In the national capital, menthol bold crystal, flake and oil prices edged higher by Rs 5 each to Rs 1735, Rs 1,595 and Rs 1,425 per kg, respectively.

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 2,500-2,600, 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 1,735, menthol flake (1 kg) Rs 1,595 and mentha oil (1kg) Rs 1,425,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 530, thymol (1 kg) Rs 400-450, 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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