SPOT CHEMICALS

SPOT CHEMICALS

As of Mar. 19, 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.

Fine Chemicals

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

Low High

Alcohol butyl,synthetic,delivered,

secondary, t.l. .52- .58

Alcohol ethyl, delivered, East

190 proof, USP syn., gallon 2.30- 3.12

200 proof, USP syn., gallon 2.45- 3.22

Alcohol isopropyl

91%, tanks, bulk .28- .31

99% .28- .31

Ammonium acetate,

purified crystal, t.l. 1.05

Bromides, f.o.b. plant

Ammonium, photograde

crystalline, t.l. 1.00- 1.05

Calcium, 52% solution .29

Potassium, photograde, t.l. 1.07

Sodium, photograde .90- .95

44% solution .30

Powder 1.00- 1.10

Bromine, bulk .50- .55

Caffeine, t.l.

Imp., syn., crystal/pwd, anhyd. 5.30- 7.30

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

Camphor

Synthetic, tech. kilo 2.30

Synthetic, USP 2.75

Citrate

Calcium, drums 2.28

Potassium USP, granular, bags .96- .98

Sodium USP, granular, bags .82- .83

Codeine, kilo

Phosphate, USP, 25k pgks 580.00

Sulfate, USP, 25k pkgs 700.00

Codliver oil, gallon 11.50- 12.25

Cream tartar NF, gran./pwd. 3.10- 5.40

Ephedrine

Hydrochloride crystal, 50k 80.00- 83.00

Sulfate USP, crystal, 50k 112.00

Psuedoephedrine hydrochloride

crystal, 50k 80.00- 88.00

Ethyl acetate, synthetic

85-88%, bulk .47- .49

99% .47- .49

Gelatin, edible, 200 bloom 2.20

250 bloom 2.50

300 bloom 2.75

Gluconates, t.l.

Calcium, USP 2.00- 2.25

Ferrous, USP 2.25- 2.30

Potassium, USP 1.95

Sodium, tech. .63

Glycerine USP

96%, t.t., bulk .56- .57

99.7% .58- .59

Glycerophosphates

Calcium, kilo 18.00

Sodium, kilo 11.75

Hydrocortisone, bulk, gram .85- .92

Hydroquinone, photograde, t.l. 2.28

Iodine

Crude, kilo 11.00- 11.50

Iodides, ton lots

Potassium 7.50- 8.00

Sodium 8.00- 8.25

Lanolin

Cosmetic, drums 1.22

Pharmaceutical, drums 1.20

Lithium

Carbonate, gran. tech., t.l. 1.91- 1.95

Chloride, anhyd., tech. 4.53- 4.55

l-Lysine monohydrochloride

feed grade, t.l. .85- .95

Magnesium carbonate

Technical, light, bags, t.l. .83

USP light .91

USP heavy .99

Magnesium oxide

USP heavy 1.54- 1.55

USP light 1.65

Menthol

Chinese 7.60

Indian 6.30- 6.50

Mercurials

Mercurous chloride, ACS 9.95

Yellow oxide, CP & ACS 6.88

Monosodium glutamate t.l., bags .75- .78

Morphine, sulfate USP, kilo 765.00- 850.00

Niacinamide

USP, drums, kilo 8.50 9.00

Feed grade, kilo 7.50

Neomycin sulfate

Commercial, micronized, kilo 88.00

USP, milled, kilo 86.00- 96.00

Penicillin (bulk, sterile per bou.)

Potassium 45.00- 47.00

Procaine 45.00- 51.00

Phenobarbital USP, drms 25k lots 28.00

Phenolphthalein

White, ACS/USP 22, ton lots 9.25

Yellow, kilo 11.00- 12.79

Piperazine

Anhydrous, flake 3.20

65% liquid (100% basis) 1.07

Potassium hydroxide, pellet, USP 1.77- 1.97

Propylene glycol, USP, tanks, t.l. .63- .69

Quinidine sulfate, ounce 3.25- 3.50

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

HCL 2.35- 2.55

Sulfate 2.40- 2.50

Resorcinol, USP crystal, kilo 14.85

Saccharin, FCC(1,000-lb. lots)

Insoluble 4.00- 4.25

Soluble, powder 3.50- 4.00

Soluble, granular 2.45- 2.50

Sodium

Ascorbate, USP, kilo 14.00- 15.00

Benzoate t.l., drums .85- .89

Sorbitol USP, 70% solution .40- .42

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

Strychnine, oz.

Alkaloid powder 1.85- 1.95

Sulfanilamide NF, 50 kilos,p.k. 7.50

Sulfapyridine USP,(ton quant) kilo 70.00

Sulfathiazole USP, kilo 11.00

Theobromine bulk, f.o.b.NY whse, k 80.00

Thymol, NF 5.15

White mineral oil, USP, gallon 3.25- 3.67

ACIDS

Acetic, glacial, t.c. .33

Acetylsalicylic, aspirin, USP

t.l., drums 3.15

Benzoic, technical grade .55- .56

Citric, USP

Granular crystal, anhydrous .76

Erythorbic, granular, t.l. 4.50- 5.00

Fumaric, USP-FCC, t.l. .77- .86

Gallic, t.l., drum, kilo 28.83

Gluconic, tech. 50%, t.l.,drums .50

Hydrochloric/Muriatic, E. ton

20 degree 75.00- 80.00

22 degree 83.00- 87.00

Lactic 88% food grade USP, FCC .89- 1.15

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

p-Aminobenzoic acid, USP, kilo 18.25- 19.25

p-Aminosalicylic

USP, kilo 18.40

Sorbic, pwd., t.l., drums 3.25

Stearic

90%, flake, t.l. .62- .64

Triple pressed, bulk .42- .47

Tannic

Food grade, t.l. 8.75

Technical, pwd, t.l. 6.53

Tartaric NF, bags,t.l.,f.o.b. plant 3.30- 3.35

VITAMINS

Folic, USP, kilo 115.00

Niacin, NF, drums, kilo 8.50

Vitamin A acetate, type 500, kilo 43.00

Vitamin A acetate palmitate

type 500, kilo 49.00

Vitamin A, liquid, per bou 39.00

Vitamin B-1, thiamine

hydrochloride, kilo 43.00

Vitamin B-2, riboflavin, USP, kilo 66.00

Vitamin B-5, calcium

pantotheonate, USP, kilo 19.00

Vitamin B-6, pyridoxine

hydrochloride, kilo 50.00

Vitamin B-12 crystal, gram 8.00

Vitamin C, l-ascorbic acid, USP

kilo 14.75- 15.00

Vitamin D-3 850, kilo 114.00

Vitamin E, di-a-tocopherol acetate

liquid, USP, FCC, kilo 28.50

Paraffin Wax

128/130 deg AMP

Liquid, tanks, refinery f.o.b. Gulf .26- .30

Slab, t.l. cartons .32- .38

150 deg AMP

Liquid, tanks, refinery .28- .33

Slab, t.l., cartons .39- .44

Crude scale,semi-refined .20- .22

123-127 deg. ASTM, Gulf