Kostol ApiFree

Kostol ApiFree is a natural, vegan wax blend with hydrophilic properties and oil gelling capabilities designed to be used in all cosmetic and personal care applications.

Chemical Properties

ANALYTICAL TEST METHOD SPECIFICATION UNITS
Melting Point USP 741 60-70 °C
Acid Value USP 401 <7 mg KOH/g
Saponification Value USP 401 90-110 mg KOH/g
Color Visual Off-White to Tan

Formulation Guidelines

Kostol ApiFree can be used in anhydrous formulations to improve slip and color deposition, as well as in emulsions to optimize stability. It can be used on its own or anywhere PEG-8 Beeswax is used. Usage levels will vary from 2-8% depending on the system. Applications include creams, body butters, hair stylers, hair waxes, lipsticks, liquid lipsticks, and mascaras.

Regulatory

  • INCI NAME: Behenyl Behenate, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Polyglyceryl-10 Stearate, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate

  • CAS #: 17671-27-1, 58128-22-6, 79777-30-3, 8006- 44-8, 25383-99-7

  • EINECS #: 241-646-5, 500-140-7, not assigned, 232- 347-0, 246-292-7

  • KOSTER KEUNEN CODE #: 10000

  • TRADE NAME: Kostol Apifree

  • MINIMUM SHELF LIFE: 2 years

  • NOT TESTED ON ANIMALS: Yes

  • KOSHER: Yes

  • ORGANIC: No

  • GMO FREE: No

  • GRAS: No

  • CANADA: Components listed

  • JAPAN: Unknown at time of print

  • CHINA: Unknown at time of print

  • AUSTRALIA: Unknown at time of print

  • REACH: Unknown at time of print