SPOT CHEMICAL PRICES

SPOT CHEMICAL PRICES

As of June 7, 1990

Prices in the spot chemicals table in clude spot quotations or list prices of suppliers either on a New York or produc ing shipping point basis.The quotations posted herein are based on prices reported in the market or ob tained from suppliers and other sources. They do not necessarily represent prices at which transactions have actually oc curred.

Price ranges in chemicals and some other products represent quotations of different producers, as well as differences in quality or location.

Prices of various chemicals and prod ucts appear as follows:

Monday: Crude drugs and naval stores.

Tuesday: Aromatic chemicals, essential oils, plastics materials and synthetic tex tiles.

Wednesday: Aromatic solvents, coating resins, coaltar crudes, dry colors, interme diates, paint materials and pigments, and varnish gums.

Thursday: Heavy chemicals including fertilizers and insecticides.

Friday: Fine chemicals and paraffin wax.

NA - Not Available.

Fine Chemicals

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

Low High

Alcohol butyl, synthetic delivered,

secondary .36- .43

Alcohol ethyl, delivered East

190 proof, gallon, pure 2.00

200 proof 2.15

Alcohol isopropyl

91%, tanks .26

99% .26

Ammonium acetate,

purified crystal 1.03- 2.15

Bromides, t.l., f.o.b. plant

Ammonium, photograde

crystalline, t.l. 1.00

Calcium, 52% solution .28- .30

Potassium, photograde, t.l. .90- 1.02

Sodium, powder, industrial .85- .90

Bromine bulk .49- .51

Caffeine

T.L. natural anhyd. 5.75- 7.35

Synthetic 5.50- 7.30

Camphor

Synthetic, technical, kilo 2.30- 3.30

Synthetic, USP, kilo 2.75- 3.85

Chalk, whiting, bulk, ton 350.00

Chlorophyll

Concentrate, water soluble,

coppered, kilo 170.00 210.00

Citrate

Calcium, drums 2.00- 3.00

Potassium USP, granular .96- 1.07

Sodium USP, granular .87- .93

Codeine, kilo

Phosphate 580.00

Sulfate 775.00

Codliver oil, gallon 11.00- 11.25

Cream tartar, NF, granular 2.10- 2.50

Ephedrine

Hydrochloride, NF, kilo 75.00- 80.00

Sulfate, kilo 28.00

Ethyl acetate, synthetic

85-88% .41

99% .41- .43

Gelatin 1.50- 2.50

Gluconates

Calcium, USP 1.90- 2.10

Ferrous, USP 2.20- 2.25

Potassium, USP 1.55

Sodium .63

Glycerine USP

96% .72

99.5% .73

Glycerophosphates

Calcium kilo 14.10

Sodium kilo 11.75

Hydrocortisone, bulk, gram .62- .65

Hydroquinone, photo grade 1.73- 2.12

Iodine

Crude, kilo 18.00- 19.00

USP, kilo 18.00

Iodides, ton lots

Potassium 8.50- 9.00

Sodium 9.15- 12.00

Lactic acids, 88% food grade .63- .69

Lanolin

Cosmetic 1.23- 1.28

Pharmaceutical 1.14

Lithium

Carbonate, c.l. 1.73

Chloride, anhyd. 4.07

l-Lysine monohydrochloride

feed grade, t.l. 1.05- 1.15

Magnesium

Carbonate, technical, heavy .84

Light .82

Oxide, USP

Heavy 1.55

Light 1.65

Menthol

Indian 8.75- 9.50

Chinese 9.00- 9.70

Mercurials

Calomel/chloride 8.13- 9.90

Red oxide, CP & ACS 12.00- 13.50

Yellow oxide, CP & ACS 14.00- 17.50

Monosodium glutamate .69- .75

Morphine, kilo, sulfate USP 765.00

Niacinamide

USP, drums, kilo 7.00- 8.00

Feed grade, kilo 5.00- 6.30

Neomycin sulfate

Commercial, micronized, kilo 80.00

USP, kilo 75.00

Opium powder, USP, per unit 3.15

Penicillin (bulk, sterile per bou.)

Potassium 45.00

Procaine 45.00

Phenobarbital, USP kilo 24.00

Phenolphthalein

White, 100 kilo lots, p pd. 7.75

Yellow, 100 kilos, drum 12.79

Piperazine

Anhydrous, flake 2.50

65% liquid .95

Potassium hydroxide, pellet, USP 1.25

Propylene, glycol, USP tanks .69- .71

Quinidine sulfate, ounce 3.60- 3.70

Quinines, 2,000 oz. (lots in $ per oz.)

HCL 2.65

Sulfate 1.98- 2.13

Reserpine, USP, kilo 500.00

Micronized 600.00

Resorcinol, USP, kilo 13.20- 13.75

Saccharin (1,000-lb. lots)

Insoluble 4.10- 4.55

Powder 3.70- 3.85

Soluble, granular 2.50- 2.70

Sodium

Ascorbate, kilo, USP 12.75- 13.96

Benzoate .84- .99

Sorbitol, 70% solution .36- .42

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

Strychnine, oz.

Alkaloid powder 1.85- 1.95

Sulfate powder 4.75

Sulfanilamide NF, kilo 16.25- 17.75

Sulfapyridine USP, kilo 50.00- 60.00

Sulfathiazole USP, kilo 10.00- 14.00

Theobromine bulk, kilo 50.70

Thymol, NF 5.50

White mineral oil, USP, gallon 2.47- 3.35

ACIDS

Acetic glacial, USP .27- .28

Acetylsalicylic aspirin, USP

t.l., drums 2.20- 2.60

Benzoic, technical grade .40- .55

Citric

Granular crystal, anhydrous .73

Fine granular crystal anhyd. .73

Erythorbic 4.30- 4.45

Folic, USP kilo 100.00- 110.00

Fumaric, USP .73

Gallic, kilo 27.46

Gluconic, 50% .45- .50

Hydrochloric/Muriatic, E. ton

20 degree 65.00- 70.00

22 degree 75.00- 77.00

Malic DL .81- .82

p-Aminobenzoic acid, kilo, USP 18.25- 18.40

p-Aminosalicylic

USP, kilo 18.40

Sorbic, drums 3.10- 3.50

Stearic

90 % .56- .62

Triple pressed .45- .65

Tannic

Food grade/T.A.C. 7.38- 8.10

T.A.C. 7.04

Technical grade, powder 6.70- 7.04

Tartaric 2.30- 2.50

VITAMINS

Vitamin A, dry palmitate, type 500

kilo 42.50

Vitamin A, liquid, per bou 30.50

Vitamin B-1, thiamine

hydrochloride, kilo 39.00- 41.00

Vitamin B-2, riboflavin, USP, kilo 51.00- 54.00

Vitamin B-5, calcium

pantotheonate, USP, kilo 16.50

Vitamin B-6, pyridoxine

hydrochloride, kilo 41.00- 43.00

Vitamin B-12 crystal, gram 5.50

Vitamin C, l-ascorbic acid, USP

kilo 12.00- 13.75

Vitamin D-3 850, kilo 95.50

Vitamin E, di-a-tocopherol acetate

USP FCC, kilo 21.00

PARAFFIN WAX

128/130 deg AMP

Liquid, tanks, refinery f.o.b. Gulf .22

Slab, t.l. cartons .27- .33

150 deg AMP

Liquid, tanks, refinery .32- .35

Slab, t.l., cartons .36- .46

Crude scale 123-127 deg. ASTM .18- .22