Menthol’s demand rises

Rise in industrial demand for Menthol by Rs 5 against arrivals from producing region.

Written by Agencies | New Delhi | Published:February 10, 2012 5:15 pm

Menthol prices rose by Rs 5 per kg in an otherwise steady local chemical market on pick-up in industrial demand against restricted arrivals from producing region.

Traders said pick-up in industrial demand against limited arrivals from producing region mainly pushed up menthol prices.

Menthol bold crystal,flake and oil prices were up by Rs 5 each to Rs 1835,Rs 1765 and Rs 1640 per kg,respectively.

The following are today’s quotations:

Ammonium chloride (50 kg) Rs 900-2,200,acetic acid (1kg)

Rs 44-52,ammonia bicarb (25 kg) Rs 400-450,boric acid

technical (50 kg) Rs 3,400-3,800,borex granular (50 kg) Rs 1,800-1,900. Caustic soda flake (50 kg) Rs 1,600-1,700,citric

acid (50 kg) (China) Rs 3,100-3,500,citric acid deshi (50 kg)

Rs 3,000-3,700,camphor slab (1 kg) Rs 290,camphor powder (1 kg) Rs 270,glycerine (1 kg) Rs 90-115,hexamine (1kg) Rs85,hydrogen peroxide (1 kg) Rs 40-45,menthol bold crystal (per kg) Rs 1,835,menthol flake (1 kg) Rs 1,765 and mentha oil (1 kg) Rs 1,640. Paraffin wax (1 kg) Iran Rs 86 Paraffin wax (1 kg) China Rs 105 Paraffin wax (1 kg) Indian Rs 103 Soda ash (50 kg) (Tata) Rs 1,060 Soda ash (50 kg) (Gujarat) Rs 1,000 Soda ash (50 kg) (DCW) Rs 1,000 Soda ash (50 kg) (Birla) Rs 1,000 Soda Hydro Sulphate (1 kg) Rs 120-150 Sodium hydro sulphite (1 kg) damosha Rs 105 Sodium hydro sulphite (1 kg) china Rs 100 Sodium hydro sulphite safolite (1 kg) Rs 120-145 Sodium silicate (Qtl) Rs 1,050-1,200 Sodium nitrate (50 kg) Rs 1,650-1,800 Sodium nitrite (50 kg) Rs 1,850-1,900 Sodium bio-carbonate (50 kg) Rs 1,050 Stable bleaching powder (25 kg) Rs 350-450 Tartaric acid france (1 kg) Rs 440 Thymol (1 kg) Rs 1,075 Titanium dioxide (1 kg) Rs 155-285 Oxalic acid (pcpl) 50 kg Rs 2,650-2,700 Zinc oxide (Kg) 110-120.

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