CHEMICAL PRICES

CHEMICAL PRICES

As of July 27, 1995

Quotations are based on prices reported in the market or obtained from suppliers and other sources. They do not necessarily represent prices at which transactions have actually occurred.Price ranges represent quotations of different producers, as well as differences in quality or location.

Prices and products appear as follows:

Monday: Botanicals-Spices, Balsams-Gums, Waxes, Naval Stores.

Tuesday: Aromatic Chemicals, Essential Oils, Plastics Materials and Synthetic Textiles.

Wednesday: Aromatic Solvents, Coating Resins, Coaltar Crudes, Dry Colors, Intermediates, Paint Materials and Pigments.

Thursday: Heavy Volume Chemicals, Acids, Dyeing-Tanning Materials, Fertilizers, Insecticides.

Friday: Fine Chemicals, Acids, Vitamins, Paraffin Wax.

NA - Not Available.

- Price Decrease

+ Price Increase

FINE CHEMICALS

Prices are dollars per pound unless otherwise specified and represents quantity differentials.

Low High

Alcohol butyl,synthetic,delivered,

secondary, t.t., bulk .51- .52

Alcohol ethyl bulk, dlvd, E.C.

190 proof, pure, t.t. gallon 2.55- 2.65

200 proof 2.76- 2.81

Alcohol isopropyl

91%, tanks, bulk .25

99% .31- .32

Ammonium acetate,

purified crystal, t.l. 1.40

Bromides, f.o.b. plant

Ammonium, photograde

crystalline, t.l. 1.12

Calcium, 52% solution .30- .31

Potassium, photograde, t.l. 1.00

Sodium, photo., crystalline 1.15

Bromine, bulk .61

Caffeine, t.l.

Imp. syn. USP crys/pwd anhyd. 7.45

Dom syn USP-FCC, anhyd.gran 7.25- 7.35

Camphor USP

Syn., pwd, 100 k's 7.20

Citrate

Potassium USP granular bags 1.12- 1.15

Sodium USP granular bags .85- .87

Codeine, kilo

Phosphate USP, 25k pgks 700.00

Sulfate USP, 25k pkgs 1220.00

Codliver oil, gallon 13.75- 14.00

Cream of tartar NF, gran./pwd. 2.40

Ephedrine, hydrochloride,kilo

crystal 75.00- 79.75

Sulfate USP 88.00

Psuedoephedrine hydrochloride

crystal 82.00- 89.00

Sulfate USP crystal 87.50

Ethyl acetate, synthetic

85-88%, bulk .57

99% .57

Gelatin, edible, 200 bloom 1.95- 2.15

250 bloom 2.00- 2.20

300 bloom 2.20- 2.40

Gluconates, t.l.

Calcium, USP 2.25- 2.40

Ferrous, USP 2.25- 2.30

Potassium, USP 1.65- 1.95

Sodium, technical .66

Glycerine, USP

96%, t.t., bulk 1.02- 1.05

99.7% 1.04- 1.08

Glycerophosphates

Calcium, kilo 24.30

Sodium, kilo 16.55

Hydrocortisone, gram .97

Hydroquinone, photograde, t.l. 2.16- 2.50

Iodine

Crude, kilo 11.00

Iodides, ton lots

Potassium 7.00- 9.00

Sodium 8.00- 10.00

Lanolin

Cosmetic, drums 1.00- 1.13

Pharmaceutical, drums 1.00- 1.11

Lithium

Carbonate, tech. pwd. t.l. 2.10

granules, t.l. 2.16

Chloride, crystal anhyd. 5.00

Lysine monohydrochloride

feed grade, t.l. 1.00

Magnesium carbonate

Technical, light, bags, t.l. .88

USP, light .96

USP, heavy 1.04

Magnesium oxide, USP

Heavy 1.95

Light 2.28

Menthol

Chinese 9.00

Indian 8.00

Monosodium glutamate t.l.bags .65

Morphine, sulfate USP, kilo 900.00

Niacinamide

USP, drums, kilo 9.00- 9.50

Feed grade, 5,000 k's 7.50

Neomycin sulfate

Commercial, micronized, kilo 100.00

USP, milled, kilo 94.00

Penicillin (sterile per bou.)

Procaine 57.50

Phenobarbital USP,500k lots 38.00

Phenolphthalein

White, ACS-USP, 50-500 k's 9.25

Yellow, kilo 12.79- 13.23

Potassium hydroxide, USP pellets 1.75- 2.05

Propylene glycol USP t.l. drms .73

Quinidine sulfate, ounce 4.80

Quinines 25k lots, ($ per oz.)

HCL 3.35

Sulfate 3.35

Resorcinol, USP crystal, kilo 22.94

Saccharin FCC(1,000-lb. lots)

Insoluble 4.10- 4.50

Soluble, powder 3.90

Soluble, granular 2.45- 2.85

Sodium

Ascorbate, USP, kilo 16.00- 16.75

Benzoate t.l., drums .83- .89

Sorbitol USP, 70% solution .40- .42

Strontium nitrate, f.o.b. Ga. .50- .51

Sulfanilamide NF, 50-450 k's 34.00

Sulfathiazole USP, 50-250 k's 33.50

Thymol, NF 7.90

White mineral oils,t.l gal 2.75- 4.40

ACIDS

Acetic, glacial, tech. .36- .41

USP .39- .44

Acetylsalicylic, aspirin, USP

t.l., drums 3.55- 3.72

Benzoic, technical .63

Citric, USP

granular crystal, anhydrous .85

Erythorbic, granular, t.l. 4.52

Fumaric, food grade, t.l. .79- .82

Gallic, t.l. 50 kg drum, kilo 35.30

Gluconic, 50% tech., t.l. drums .48- .54

Hydrochloric/Muriatic, E. ton

20 Be. 85.00- 90.00

22 85.00- 100.00

Lactic 88% food grd USP .78

Malic, food grd, FCC, NF,gran. .81- .83

p-Aminobenzoic USP, p.k. 18.50- 19.75

p-Aminosalicylic USP,20 drms pk 15.00

Sorbic, pwd., t.l., drums 3.60

Stearic

90%, flake, t.l. .62- .75

Triple pressed .56- .60

Tannic

Food grade, t.l. 7.65- 10.02

Technical, pwd, t.l. 5.10- 7.86

Tartaric NF, bags, t.l. 3.50

VITAMINS

Folic, USP, kilo 145.00

Niacin, NF, drums, kilo 9.25

Vitamin A acetate, type 500, k. 60.75

Vitamin A palmitate type 500, kilo 64.75

Vitamin A, liquid, per bou 60.00

Vitamin B-1, thiamine

hydrochloride, kilo 34.00

Vitamin B-2, riboflavin, USP, kilo 71.00

Vitamin B-5, calcium

pantotheonate, USP, kilo 26.50

Vitamin B-6, pyridoxine

hydrochloride, kilo 36.00

Vitamin B-12 crystal, gram 8.75

Vitamin C, l-ascorbic acid,USP k 16.75

Vitamin D-3 850, kilo 140.25

Vitamin E, di-a-tocopherol acetate

liquid, USP, FCC, kilo 39.50

PARAFFIN WAX

128/130 deg. AMP

Liquid, tks, refinery f.o.b. Gulf .23- .26

Slab, t.l. cartons .30- .33

150 deg. AMP

Liquid, tanks, refinery .31- .35

Slab, t.l., cartons .39- .43

Crude scale,semi-rfd, liq.

123/127 deg. ASTM, Gulf .21

CHEMICAL

SPECIFICATIONS

ACS/American Chemical Society

AMP/American Melting Point

ASTM/American Society for

Testing & Materials

Be/Baume

c/s cut, sifted

CP/chemically pure

f/c fine cut

FCC/Food Chemical Codex

GP/general purpose

GPF/General Purpose Furnace

HAF/High Abrasion Furnace

HCL/hydrochloride

IM/injection molding

NF/National Formulary

PAN/polyacrylonitrile

PET/polyethylene terephthalate

SAN/styrene-acrylonitrile

TDI/toluene di-isocyanate

USP/United States Pharmacopeia

WG/window glass

WW/water-white

CHEMICAL

ABBREVIATIONS

a/alpha

agr./agriculture

anhyd./anhydrous

c.l./carload

cwt./hundred weight

deg./degree

dist./distilled

dlvd./delivered

drms./drums

flk./flake

f.o.b./free on board

gran./granular

grd./grade or ground

ind./industrial

l/laevo

m/meta

o/ortho

p/para

pwd./powdered

refd./refined

soln./solution

std./standard

syn./synthetic

t.c./tankcar

tks./tanks

t.l./truckload

t.t./tanktruck

t.w./tankwagon