Carnauba Wax
Carnauba Wax

Carnauba Wax

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Natural Thickener with Softening Effect
Part Number: WAX-CARN-01
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Description: Natural vegetable wax exuded by the leaves of a palm tree (copernicia cerifera) growing in Brazil, hardest natural wax available, composed of wax esters (85%), free fatty acids, fatty alcohols & resins (15%). Type 3 grade. Yellow flakes or powder, no or faint odor. Soluble in alcohol, insoluble in water. Melting point 80-85°C/176-185°F.

CAS: 8015-86-9

INCI Name: Copernicia prunifera (carnauba) wax

  • Non-gelling thickener, viscosity and consistency enhancer
  • Provides good texture and stability due to high melting point
  • Has emollient and moisturizing properties
  • Has good skin protective properties

Use: Warm to melt before use. Add to fat phase in formulas requiring emulsification. Typical use level 2-40%. For external use only.

Applications: Creams, salves, ointments, protective creams, balms, pomades, lipsticks, mascaras, lip gloss.

Country of Origin: Brazil, USA

Raw material source: Leaves of the palm tree Copernicia Cerifera

Manufacture: Carnauba wax is obtained from the leaves of the palm tree Copernicia Cerifera that grows mainly in Brazil. After harvesting the sun-dried leaves are mechanically thrashed to separate the wax from the leaf. The wax is the further processed and purified.

Animal Testing: Not animal tested

GMO: GMO-free

Vegan: Does not contain animal-derived components

Documents: SDS, Fact Sheet, Sample Recipe, Certificate of Analysis

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