Chemical prices remain steady in thin trade

NEW DELHI, Jan 7: There was not much activity at the local chemical market in the national capital today as prices moved in a narrow range in scattered deals and settled around previous levels.
Traders said adequate stocks position against negligible enquiries from consuming industries mainly kept chemical prices around previous levels.
Following are today’s quotations:
Ammonium chloride (50 kg) Rs 1,000-1,875, Acetic acid (1kg) Rs 53-57, Ammonia bicarb (25 kg) Rs 550-675, Boric acid technical (50 kg) Rs 3,800-4,700, Borex granular (50 kg) Rs 2,100-2,400.
Caustic soda flake (50 kg) Rs 2,050-2,150, Citric acid (50 kg) (China) Rs 3,900-4,300, Citric acid deshi (50 kg) Rs 4,200-4,700, Camphor slab (1 kg) Rs 410, Camphor powder (1kg) Rs 375, Glycerin (1 kg) Rs 130-150, Hexamine (1kg) Rs 98, Hydrogen peroxide (1 kg) Rs 30-40, menthol bold crystal (per kg) Rs 1,230, menthol flake (1 kg) Rs 1,155 and mentha oil (1kg) Rs 1,070. (PTI)