SPOT CHEMICALS

SPOT CHEMICALS

As of Nov. 18, 1993

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

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FINE CHEMICALS

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

Low High

Alcohol butyl,synthetic,delivered,

secondary, t.t., bulk .50

Alcohol ethyl, delivered, E.

190 proof, USP, gallon 2.20- 2.30

200 proof 2.25- 2.45

Alcohol isopropyl

91%, tanks, bulk .22

99% .22- .31

Ammonium acetate,

purified crystal, t.l. 1.32- 1.36

Bromides, f.o.b. plant

Ammonium, photograde

crystalline, t.l. 1.12

Calcium, 52% solution .28

Potassium, photograde, t.l. 1.17

Sodium, photo., crystalline 1.15

44% solution .30

Bromine, bulk .56- .57

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, 110 pd fiberdrm 3.00

Citrate

Potassium USP, granular, bags 1.10- 1.12

Sodium USP, granular, bags .84

Codeine, kilo

Phosphate, USP, 25k pgks 580.00

Sulfate, USP, 25k pkgs 700.00

Codliver oil, gallon 12.50- 13.00

Cream of tartar NF, gran./pwd. 1.80- 1.90

Ephedrine, hydrochloride,kilo

crystal, 1,000 kg, t.l. 64.25

Sulfate USP, 1,000+kg, t.l. 70.75

Psuedoephedrine hydrochloride

crystal, 1,000 kg, t.l. 86.50

Sulfate USP cryst. 1,000+kg,t.l. 87.50

Ethyl acetate, synthetic

85-88%, bulk .51

99% .51

Gelatin, edible, 200 bloom 2.20- 2.40

250 bloom 2.50- 2.70

300 bloom 2.75- 2.95

Gluconates, t.l.

Calcium, USP 2.25- 2.40

Ferrous, USP 2.25- 2.30

Potassium, USP 1.65- 1.95

Sodium, technical .63

Glycerine USP

96%, t.t., bulk .92- .93

99.7% .94- .95

Glycerophosphates

Calcium, kilo 21.50

Sodium, kilo 17.50

Hydrocortisone, gram .90- 1.25

Hydroquinone, photograde, t.l. 1.87- 2.35

Iodine

Crude, kilo 8.00- 8.25

Iodides, ton lots

Potassium 5.00- 6.50

Sodium 6.00- 6.50

Lanolin

Cosmetic, drums 1.23- 1.30

Pharmaceutical, drums 1.21- 1.28

Lithium

Carbonate, tech. pwd. t.l. 1.96

granular 2.00

Chloride, crystal anhyd. 4.67

l-Lysine monohydrochloride

feed grade, t.l. 1.20- 1.25

Magnesium carbonate

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

USP light .91

USP heavy .99

Magnesium oxide

USP heavy 1.54- 1.95

USP light 1.85

Menthol

Chinese 4.80- 5.20

Indian 4.60- 4.80

Monosodium glutamate t.l., bags .78- .85

Morphine, sulfate USP, kilo 765.00- 850.00

Niacinamide

USP, drums, kilo 9.00 9.50

Feed grade, kilo 7.90

Neomycin sulfate

Commercial, micronized, kilo 92.00- 102.00

USP, milled, kilo 86.00- 96.00

Penicillin (sterile per bou.)

Procaine 57.50

Phenobarbital USP,500k lots 35.00

Phenolphthalein

White, ACS-USP 22, ton lots 9.10

Yellow, kilo 12.79- 13.23

Piperazine

Anhydrous, flake 2.50

Potassium hydroxide, pellet, USP 1.75- 2.05

Propylene glycol USP, t.l., drms .69

Quinidine sulfate, ounce 4.30- 4.40

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

HCL 2.90

Sulfate 2.90

Resorcinol, USP crystal, kilo 15.85- 20.88

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 16.00- 16.75

Benzoate t.l., drums .87- .94

Sorbitol USP, 70% solution .40- .42

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

Sulfanilamide NF, 50-450 k's 20.25

Sulfathiazole USP, 50-250 k's 32.00

Thymol, NF 6.20

White mineral oil USP, t.l. gal. 3.03- 3.78

ACIDS

Acetic, glacial, tech. .33

USP .46

Acetylsalicylic, aspirin, USP

t.l., drums 3.55- 3.72

Benzoic, technical .55- .65

Citric, USP

Granular crystal, anhydrous .85

Erythorbic, granular, t.l. 4.52

Fumaric, food grd., t.l. .79

Gallic, t.l., drum, kilo 30.50

Gluconic, 50% ,tech., t.l.,drums .45- .50

Hydrochloric/Muriatic, E. ton

20 degree 65.00- 80.00

22 degree 83.00- 90.00

Lactic 88% food grade USP, FCC .86- .89

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

p-Aminobenzoic USP, p.k. 18.50- 19.00

p-Aminosalicylic USP,20 drms. p.k. 15.00

Sorbic, pwd., t.l., drums 3.45

Stearic

90%, flake, t.l. .40- .62

Triple pressed .46- .54

Tannic

Food grade, t.l. 7.65- 9.45

Technical, pwd, t.l. 5.10- 7.41

Tartaric NF, bags,t.l.,f.o.b. plant 2.90- 2.95

VITAMINS

Folic, USP, kilo 145.00

Niacin, NF, drums, kilo 9.00

Vitamin A acetate, type 500, kilo 53.50

Vitamin A palmitate type 500, kilo 57.00

Vitamin A, liquid, per bou 54.00

Vitamin B-1, thiamine

hydrochloride, kilo 43.00

Vitamin B-2, riboflavin, USP, kilo 71.00

Vitamin B-5, calcium

pantotheonate, USP, kilo 23.00

Vitamin B-6, pyridoxine

hydrochloride, kilo 50.00

Vitamin B-12 crystal, gram 9.25

Vitamin C, l-ascorbic acid,USP k 16.75

Vitamin D-3 850, kilo 126.50

Vitamin E, di-a-tocopherol acetate

liquid, USP, FCC, kilo 34.50

Paraffin Wax

128/130 deg AMP

Liquid, tanks, refinery f.o.b. Gulf .22- .24

Slab, t.l. cartons .28- .32

150 deg AMP

Liquid, tanks, refinery .28- .32

Slab, t.l., cartons .34- .38

Crude scale,semi-refined .20- .22

123/127 deg. ASTM, Gulf