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100% Organic Beeswax

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Beeswax comes from the honeybee, Apis Mellifera, and is used as a building material for honeycombs. Organic Beeswax is sourced from regions around the world that do not use modern agricultural techniques, chemical treatment, fertilizers or pesticides.

Chemical Properties

ANALYTICAL TEST METHOD SPECIFICATION UNITS
Melting Point USP 741 62-65 °C
Acid Value USP 401 17-24 mg KOH/g
Ester Value USP 401 72-79 mg KOH/g
Saponification Cloud Point USP/NF <65 °C

Formulation Guidelines

Beeswax can be used at any level for cosmetics, skin care, hair care, pharmaceuticals, nutritional applications and standard industry.

Regulatory

  • INCI NAME: Beeswax

  • CAS #: 8012-89-3

  • EINECS #: 232-383-7

  • KOSTER KEUNEN CODE #: 436

  • MINIMUM SHELF LIFE: 2 Years

  • MANUFACTURED: Watertown, Connecticut, USA

  • NOT TESTED ON ANIMALS: Yes

  • KOSHER: Yes

  • ORGANIC: Yes

  • NON-GMO: Yes

  • CANADA: Listed

  • JAPAN: Listed

  • CHINA: Listed

  • AUSTRALIA: Listed

  • REACH: Annex V Exempt, Natural Substance