SPOT CHEMICALS

SPOT CHEMICALS

As of Mar. 9, 1992

Prices in the spot chemicals table include spot quotations or list prices of suppliers either on a New York or producing shipping point basis.The quotations posted herein 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 in chemicals and some other products represent quotations of different producers, as well as differences in quality or location.

Prices of various chemicals 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.

Aromatics

Prices are dollars per pound unless otherwise

stated and represent quantity and quality differentials.

Low High

Anethole, USP 6.00- 6.50

Amylcinnamic aldehyde 2.25- 2.40

Amyl salicylate 2.40- 2.75

Benzaldehyde NF .95- 1.00

Benzaldehyde tech. .75- .80

Benzyl acetate 1.80- 2.75

Benzyl benzoate 2.00

Benzylisoeugenol 32.00- 32.30

Citral FCC 7.00

Citronellol 3.60- 4.00

Citronellal, 85% 7.00- 10.50

Coumarin, Chinese 8.00

Ethyl vanillin 14.75- 15.50

Eucalyptol 5.25

Eugenol 2.75- 3.95

Geraniol 60, synthetic, drms. 3.05

Geranyl acetate, synthetic 4.50- 4.70

Heliotropine 13.00- 14.50

Hydroxycitronellal 7.70- 8.25

Isoeugenol 4.25- 6.15

Ionones

Alpha 11.05- 15.10

Beta 14.55- 15.00

Linalool

Natural 19.00

Synthetic 5.00- 5.50

Linalyl acetate, synthetic 6.25- 6.50

Methyl anthranilate 3.40

Musks

Ketone 7.60- 7.75

Xylol 2.55- 2.60

Phenylacetaldehyde 12.25- 12.40

Terpineol, alpha 1.25- 1.76

Vanillin, USP 6.50- 7.00

Essential Oils

Dollars per pound.

Allspice, Jamaican 1.10

Amyris 13.00

Anise star, Chinese 5.00- 5.75

Basil, Egyptian 41.00- 50.00

Bay 50/55% 26.00- 26.50

Bergamot, Italian 75.00- 98.00

Bois de rose, Brazilian 14.00- 15.00

Cananga, Indonesian 10.00- 10.50

Caraway 17.50

Cardamom 42.00- 43.00

Cassia, Chinese 85% 19.00- 20.00

Cedarwood, Virginiana 5.10- 5.60

Chamomile, blue Egyptian 430.00

Cinnamon, leaf 3.20- 4.00

Citronella, Chinese 2.15

Cloveleaf 80%, Indonesian 1.40- 2.90

Coriander, Russian 38.00- 42.00

Eucalyptus 80%, Chinese 3.00

Geranium

Bourbon 61.00- 63.00

Chinese 16.00- 17.00

Egyptian 21.50- 23.00

Moroccan 35.00

Ginger, Chinese 14.00- 16.00

Indian 28.00

Grapefruit, Florida 7.25

Juniperberry, rectified 95.00- 100.00

Whole 2.20

Powder 2.70

Lavandin, Abrialis 30/32% 9.25

Grosso 7.00- 7.35

Lavender, Spike 12.00

Lemon

Argentine 9.00- 10.00

Californian 8.75- 9.10

Italian 14.00

Lemongrass

Cochin 6.00

Guatamalan 3.10

Lime

Distilled, Mexican 8.60

Expressed, Mexican 9.80- 13.00

Mandarin, Italian 28.00- 30.00

Neroli, bigarade, kilo 1,750

Nutmeg, Indonesian 6.25

Orange

Pera Brazilian .75

Florida, Valencia .95- 1.10

Origanum, kilo 60.00

Orris root

Natural, c/s 4.50

Palmarosa

Indian 11.00- 12.00

Patchouli, Indonesian 8.50- 12.50

Pepper, black, Indian 17.00- 19.00

Peppermint, natural 16.00- 18.00

Petitgrain, Min. 48% 13.50

Rose

Bulgarian 2,500- 2,750

Turkish 1,200- 1,250

Rosemary, Spanish 7.75

Sage

Clary, French 50.00- 58.00

Dalmation 27.00- 28.00

Spanish 16.00

Sandalwood

East Indian 85.00- 87.00

Spearmint, Far West, native 13.00- 15.75

Scotch 21.00

Thyme

Red, kilo 55.00

White, kilo 56.00

Vetiver, Java 14.00- 18.00

Wintergreen 1.56- 1.75

Ylang Ylang 70.00- 92.00

Plastics

Prices are dollars per pound, delivered in bulk

rail shipments or truck load bags.

Acetal

Extrusion 1.84- 2.37

Injection molding 1.79- 2.30

ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene)

High impact 1.55- 1.64

Plating 1.61- 1.65

Pipe 1.18- 1.20

Acrylic

GP 1.11- 1.17

Hi impact 1.52- 1.62

Cellulosic

Cellulose acetate 1.60

Cellulose acetate butyrate 1.58- 1.70

Cellulose propionate 1.58- 1.74

Fluoropolymers

CTFE 30.00

ECTFE 11.00

FEP 11.85- 12.40

PTFE 6.80- 9.20

PVDF 6.95

Ionomer resin 1.45- 2.20

Melamine crystal monomer,t.l. .63- .66

Melamine formaldehyde

molding compound, white .95

colors, t.l. 1.03

Molding compounds

Ignition resistant 1.05- 1.12

Nylon

Nylon 6, GP 2.01- 3.06

Nylon 6,6 GP 2.18- 2.54

Mineral filled 1.86- 2.29

Nylon 612 2.99- 3.61

Phenolic resin .54- .73

Polybutylene

Film resin 1.04

General purpose 1.07- 1.13

Hot water pipe 1.82

Cold water pipe 1.27- 1.32

Polycarbonate

Disc-grade 2.42- 2.90

Standard grade 2.51- 2.69

Polyesters: Thermoplastic

PBT type: IM 1.55- 2.82

PET bottle .64- .67

Polyester: Thermoset

Bisphenol-A 1.50

GP ortho .56- .60

Isophthalic .85- .89

Polyethylene High Density

Blow molding .31- .34

Injection molding .30- .34

Polyethylene Low Density

Blow molding .44- .48

Extrusion coating .35- .40

Film quality/liner grade .32- .34

Injection molding .35- .38

Polyphenylene oxide 1.97- 2.48

Polypropylene

GP homopolymer inj.,Rcars .34- .36

Raffia extrusion .33- .34

Polystyrene,GP crystal, Rcars .42- .43

High impact (HIPS) .42- .45

High heat crystal .42- .43

Polysulfone, std. grd. 4.05

10% glass 3.96- 5.50

30% glass 3.42- 5.10

Polyvinyl chloride (PVC resin)

General purpose .27- .29

Specialty/Film .33

Pipe .23- .25

SAN, natural or crystone

Bags, t.l. 1.07- 1.08

Cartons, t.l. 1.07- 1.08

Styrene monomer .26- .28

Vinyl acetate monomer .38- .42

Urea formaldelhyde, 37%

7% methanol .12- .13

Synthetic Textiles

Dollars per pound.

CELLULOSIC

Acetate filament yarn

55 denier 1.66- 1.70

150 denier 1.70- 1.74

Acrylic staple

1.2-1.5 denier .82- 1.30

2 denier .82- 1.17

3 denier .75- 1.10

Rayon staple fiber 1.28- 1.30

NON-CELLULOSIC

Nylon

Carpet staple 1.60- 1.90

PBI staple, fire resistant,

1.5 denier 52.75

Polyester

Carpet staple .85- .90

Industrial staple .70- .80

Textile staple, 1.5 denier .85- .95

Textile filament yarn, 150 denier .85- .90