New Delhi, Sep 28 (PTI) Menthol prices rose by Rs 10 per kg at the local chemical market in the national capital Friday on fresh buying support from pharmaceutical units amid paucity of stocks. Also Read - Coronavirus in Gujarat: 45-Year-Old COVID-19 Patient Dies, State's Death Toll Reaches 5

Firming trend at futures market and restricted supplies in the physical market from Chandausi in Uttar Pradesh also supported the uptrend. Also Read - Amid Lockdown, Gujarat Govt to Provide Food Items Freely to Poor Families From April 1

Menthol crystal bold, menthol flake and mentha oil prices were trading up by Rs 10 each to conclude at Rs 2,310, Rs 2,180 and Rs 1,920 per kg, respectively. Also Read - Confined By Coronavirus, French Man Runs 42.2 Km Marathon on 7-Metre Balcony During Lockdown

Traders said increased demand from pharmaceutical and other consuming industries against restricted supplies from Chandausi in Uttar Pradesh, mainly pushed up menthol prices.

Following are today’s quotations:

Ammonium chloride (50 kgs) Rs 950-1,800, acetic acid (1kg) Rs 55-60, ammonia bicarb (25 kgs) Rs 500-600, boric acid technical (50 kgs) Rs 4,200-4,800, borex granular (50 kgs) Rs 2,200-2,400, caustic soda flake (50 kgs) Rs 2,200-2,300, citric acid (50 kgs) (China) Rs 3,200-4,200, citric acid deshi (50 kgs) Rs 2,900-4,700, camphor slab (1 kg) Rs 1,050, camphor powder (1kg) Rs 850, glycerin (1 kg) Rs 100-120, hexamine (1kg) Rs 100, hydrogen peroxide (1 kg) Rs 40-45, menthol crystal bold (per kg) Rs 2,310, menthol flake (1 kg) Rs 2,180 and mentha oil (1kg) Rs 1,920, paraffin wax (1 kg) Iran Rs 80-85, paraffin wax (1 kg) China Rs 70-80, paraffin wax (1 kg) Indian Rs 75-80, 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 145, sodium hydro sulphite (1 kg) (China) Rs 150, sodium hydro sulphite safolite (1 kg) Rs 190-200, sodium silicate (50 kgs) Rs 1,100-1,500, sodium nitrate (50 kgs) Rs 2,300-2,400, sodium nitrite (50 kgs) Rs 2,800-3,000, sodium bio-carbonate-tata (50 kgs) Rs 1,625, stable bleaching powder-chambal (25 kgs) Rs 650, tartaric acid-France (1 kg) Rs 530, thymol (1 kg) Rs 450-470, titanium dioxide (1 kg) Rs 170-245, oxalic acid (pcpl) 50 kgs Rs 2,650-2,750 and zinc oxide (Kg) 160-200.

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