Microcrystalline Wax Pastilles
Microcrystalline Wax Pastilles

Microcrystalline Wax Pastilles

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All-Purpose Crystalline Wax
Part Number: WAX-MICR-02
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Description: Mineral wax consisting of hydrocarbons structured as fine crystals. Produced by de-oiling petrolatum, as part of the petroleum refining process. Yellowish pastilles, odorless. Insoluble in water, soluble in warm alcohol, oils & other melted waxes. Melting Point: 79.4-86.7°C (175-188°F).

CAS: 63231-60-7

INCI Name: Microcrystalline wax

  • Wax with ability to bind oils & solvents (prevent sweating of lipsticks)
  • Crystals insure high tensile strength and consistency (more malleable than paraffin)
  • Assures color uniformity in color cosmetics
  • Compatible with all kinds of oils & waxes

Use: Add to heated oil phase of formulas, typical use level 1 - 30% depending of product and desired viscosity. For external use only.

Applications: All kinds of stick cosmetics (lipstick, lip balm, concealers, deodorants), emulsions (creams, lotions), and various other cosmetics.

Country of Origin: USA

Raw material source: Petroleum

Manufacture: Microcrystalline wax is produced by de-oiling petrolatum as part of the petroleum refining process. In contrast to paraffin wax, microcrystalline wax contains a higher percentage of isoparaffinic hydrocarbons and naphthenic hydrocarbons and is characterized by the fineness of its crystals

Animal Testing: Not animal tested

GMO: GMO-free (does not contain plant-derived components)

Vegan: Does not contain animal-derived components

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

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