Kester Wax BWR

Kester Wax BWR is a natural, vegan alternative for beeswax engineered by Koster Keunen. This proprietary product will produce physical and chemical properties needed to replace beeswax in most formulations. Kester Wax BWR is manufactured at Koster Keunen in the USA.

Chemical Properties

ANALYTICAL TEST METHOD SPECIFICATION UNITS
Melting Point USP 741 60-70 °C
Acid Value USP 401 17-24 mg KOH/g
Color Visual Off-White to Light Brown

Formulation Guidelines

Kester Wax BWR is ideal for vegan and natural formulas where the attributes of beeswax are important. Attributes include structure building, plasticizing, and viscosity. Formulators can replace beeswax in many formulations including anhydrous cosmetics, color sticks, lip balms, emulsions.

Regulatory

  • INCI NAME: Behenyl Behenate, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax

  • CAS #: 17671-27-1, 58128-22-6, 8006-44-8

  • EINECS #: 241-646-5, 500-140-7, 232-347-0

  • KOSTER KEUNEN CODE #: 837

  • TRADE NAME: Kester Wax K-BWR

  • MINIMUM SHELF LIFE: 2 Years

  • MANUFACTURED: Watertown, Connecticut, USA

  • NOT TESTED ON ANIMALS: Yes

  • KOSHER: Yes

  • ORGANIC: No

  • NON-GMO: Yes

  • CANADA: Components Listed

  • JAPAN: Unknown at time of print

  • CHINA: Components Listed

  • AUSTRALIA: Components Listed

  • REACH: Compliant