Kester Wax SWR

Kester Wax K-SWR is an innovative wax blend offering a vegan replacement for the use of shellac wax. This ingredient acts as a film former, structurant, fixative and gloss agent.

Chemical Properties

ANALYTICAL TEST METHOD SPECIFICATION UNITS
Melting Point UPS 741 170-190 °C
Acid Value USP 401 <15 mg KOH/g
Saponification Value USP 401 70-90 mg KOH/g
Penetration (@25°C) ASTM D1321 <10 dmm
Viscosity (@100°C) ASTM D3236 <15 cPs

Formulation Guidelines

Kester Wax K-SWR can be melted in with your oil phase. Incorporating Kester Wax K-SWR into mascara formulations will provide lengthening, thickening, and shine. K-SWR is a suitable replacement for hard waxes in mascara, brow and hair fixative formulations.

Regulatory

  • INCI NAME: C20-40 Alcohols, Behenyl Behenate, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax, Glycol Distearate, Montan Acid Wax

  • CAS #: 222400-16-0, 17671-27-1, 8015-86-9, 627- 83-8, 68476-03-9

  • EINECS #: Not assigned, 241-646-5, 232-399-4, 211-014-3, 270-664-6

  • KOSTER KEUNEN CODE #: 827

  • MINIMUM SHELF LIFE: 2 Years

  • NOT TESTED ON ANIMALS: Yes

  • MANUFACTURED: Watertown, Connecticut, USA

  • KOSHER: Yes

  • ORGANIC: No

  • GMO FREE: No