New Delhi, Apr 9 (PTI) Menthol prices went down by Rs 5 per kg at the chemical market today owing to slackened demand from consuming industries.

Traders said, tepid demand from consuming industries against sufficient stocks position, mainly weighed on the menthol prices.

In the national capital, menthol bold crystal, flake and oil were trading down by Rs 5 each to Rs 1,730, Rs 1,590 and Rs 1,420 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 1,730, menthol flake (1 kg) Rs 1,590 and mentha oil (1kg) Rs 1,420, 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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