#1 NF Powdered Carnauba Wax

#1 NF Powdered Carnauba Wax is a high melt point, hard, 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. NF Carnauba Wax is available in flake and powder form.

Chemical Properties

ANALYTICAL TEST METHOD SPECIFICATION UNITS
Melting Point USP 741 80-86 °C
Acid Value USP 401 2-7 mg KOH/g
Saponification Value USP 401 78-95 mg KOH/g
Residue on Ignition USP 281 .25 Maximum %
Color Visual Light Yellow Fine Powder

Formulation Guidelines

#1 NF Powdered Carnauba Wax 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 color cosmetics, skin and hair care, pharmaceuticals, food and fruit coatings, automotive, furniture and leather polishes, and many industrial applications.

Regulatory

  • INCI NAME: Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax

  • CAS #: 8015-86-9

  • EINECS #: 232-399-4

  • KOSTER KEUNEN CODE #: 149

  • MINIMUM SHELF LIFE: 2 Years

  • MANUFACTURED: Watertown, Connecticut, USA

  • NOT TESTED ON ANIMALS: Yes

  • KOSHER: Yes

  • ORGANIC: No

  • NON-GMO: Yes

  • GRAS: Yes

  • CANADA: Listed

  • JAPAN: Listed

  • CHINA: Listed

  • AUSTRALIA: Listed

  • REACH: Annex V Exempt, Natural Substance