Carnauba Wax T-4

Carnauba Wax T-4 is a natural vegetable wax from the leaves of the palm Copernicia Cerifera, native to Brazil. Quality is determined by the age of the leaves and is categorized by color. Carnauba Wax has a high melt point, high gloss, and is the hardest of the natural waxes.

Chemical Properties

ANALYTICAL TEST METHOD SPECIFICATION UNITS
Melting Point USP 741 80-86 °C
Acid Value USP 401 4-10 mg KOH/g
Saponification Value USP 401 78-95 mg KOH/g
Color Visual Brown

Formulation Guidelines

Carnauba Wax T-4 will produce different textures depending on the application. It is widely used to increase thermal stability, gloss, hardness, and slip. It can be used at any level to obtain the properties the chemist requires. Applications include coatings, automotive, polishes, and industrial applications.

Regulatory

  • INCI NAME: Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax

  • CAS #: 8015-86-9

  • EINECS #: 232-399-4

  • KOSTER KEUNEN CODE #: 105

  • MINIMUM SHELF LIFE: 2 Years

  • MANUFACTURED: Watertown, Connecticut, USA

  • NOT TESTED ON ANIMALS: Yes

  • KOSHER: Yes

  • ORGANIC: No

  • NON-GMO: Yes

  • GMO FREE: Yes

  • CANADA: Listed

  • JAPAN: Listed

  • CHINA: Listed

  • AUSTRALIA: Listed

  • REACH: Annex V Exempt, Natural Substance