Orange Wax

Orange Wax is an all-natural, orange to brown semi-solid wax derived from the orange peel through our proprietary process. Its chemistry is similar to anhydrous lanolin and functions well as an emollient with an excellent skin feel. Koster Keunen Orange Wax contains phytosterols which have been shown to benefit the skin in the scientific community.

Chemical Properties

ANALYTICAL TEST METHOD SPECIFICATION UNITS
Melting Point USP 741 35-60 °C
Congeal Point ASTM D938 30-55 °C
Acid Value USP 401 10-30 mg KOH/g
Saponification Value USP 401 70-110 mg KOH/g

Formulation Guidelines

Koster Keunen Orange Wax can enhance sunscreens at low levels and may function as a moisturizer and emollient in personal care applications. It can be used in hair care applications as a texturizing agent in both leave in and wash-out. Additional applications include cosmetics, skin care, lip products and sunscreens.

Regulatory

  • INCI NAME: Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Wax

  • CAS #: 144514-51-2

  • KOSTER KEUNEN CODE #: 10030

  • MINIMUM SHELF LIFE: 2 years

  • MANUFACTURED: Watertown, Connecticut, USA

  • NOT TESTED ON ANIMALS: Yes

  • KOSHER: Yes

  • ORGANIC: No

  • GMO FREE: No

  • REACH: Annex V Exempt, Natural Substance