Ozokerite Wax 164/170

Ozokerite Wax 164/170 is a blend of branched and linear hydrocarbons that have a long history of use in industry. Chemists should choose the properties that are critical to their formulation; melt point, penetration, or gel strength. They are non-hazardous, non-toxic, and non-irritating for skin and eyes.

Chemical Properties

ANALYTICAL TEST METHOD SPECIFICATION UNITS
Melting Point USP 741 164-170 °F
Viscosity ASTM D3236 25-50 SUS
Penetration ASTM D1321 6-12 dmm
Congeal Point ASTM D938 162-169 °F
Color Visual White

Formulation Guidelines

Ozokerite Wax 164/170 is compatible with the chemistries of natural, mineral, and synthetic raw materials. Applications include cosmetics, personal care, crayons, coatings, candles, industrial, pharmaceuticals, fruit and vegetable coatings, and inks.

Regulatory

  • INCI NAME: Ozokerite

  • CAS #: 12198-93-5

  • EINECS #: 265-134-6

  • KOSTER KEUNEN CODE #: 116

  • MINIMUM SHELF LIFE: 2 years

  • MANUFACTURED: Watertown, Connecticut, USA

  • NOT TESTED ON ANIMALS: Yes

  • KOSHER: Yes

  • ORGANIC: No

  • GMO FREE: No

  • GRAS: No

  • CANADA: Listed

  • JAPAN: Listed

  • CHINA: Listed

  • AUSTRALIA: Components listed

  • REACH: Components registered