New Delhi, Jun 26 (PTI) Menthol prices were down by Rs 5 per kg in the national capital today owing to reduced offtake by consuming units amid adequate stocks position. Also Read - Gujarat: 5 Patients Dead as Fire Breaks Out in ICU of COVID Hospital in Rajkot; PM Modi Expresses Pain

Also, higher arrivals from producing belts in Uttar Pradesh weighed on the menthol prices. Also Read - Congress Leader Ahmed Patel Laid to Rest in Gujarat’s Bharuch, Rahul Gandhi Attends Funeral

Menthol crystal bold, flake and mentha oil prices eased by Rs 5 each to conclude at Rs 1,090, Rs 1,040 and Rs 965 per kg, respectively. Also Read - Ahmed Patel Passes Away: 'Lost an Irreplaceable Comrade,' Says Sonia Gandhi, Tributes Pour in From Political Circle

Traders said reduced offtake by consuming industries against increased arrivals from producing regions mainly pulled down menthol prices.

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 2,200-2,300, 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 1,090, menthol flake (1 kg) Rs 1,040 and mentha oil (1kg) Rs 965, 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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