NF Yellow Beeswax

Koster Keunen offers many options for Beeswax in yellow. Koster Keunen NF Yellow Beeswaxes meet the monograph of the US Pharmacopeia and can be used in applications such as personal care, OTC and topical pharmaceuticals.

Chemical Properties

ANALYTICAL TEST METHOD SPECIFICATION UNITS
Melting Point USP 741 62-65 °C
Acid Value USP 401 17-24 mg KOH/g
Ester Value USP 401 72-79 mg KOH/g
Saponification Cloud Point USP/NF <65 °C

Formulation Guidelines

NF Yellow Beeswax is used to produce creamy textures, for thickening and stability. This beeswax can be used at any concentration and can augment finished product melt point and add structure. Applications include skin and hair care, color cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and OTC products.

Regulatory

  • INCI NAME: Beeswax

  • CAS #: 8012-89-3

  • EINECS #: 232-383-7

  • KOSTER KEUNEN CODE #: 423

  • MINIMUM SHELF LIFE: 2 Years

  • MANUFACTURED: Watertown, Connecticut, USA

  • NOT TESTED ON ANIMALS: Yes

  • KOSHER: Yes

  • ORGANIC: No

  • NON-GMO: Yes

  • CANADA: Listed

  • JAPAN: Listed

  • CHINA: Listed

  • AUSTRALIA: Listed

  • REACH: Annex V Exempt, Natural Substance