Synthetic Candelilla Wax R-4

Koster Keunen Synthetic Candelilla Wax is a cost effective alternative to natural candelilla wax. It is a light in color, hard, and brittle wax. This chemistry is designed to match the properties and characteristics of natural candelilla.

Chemical Properties

ANALYTICAL TEST METHOD SPECIFICATION UNITS
Melting Point USP 741 72.5-82.5 °C
Acid Value USP 401 14-25 mg KOH/g
Saponification Value USP 401 44-66 mg KOH/g
Color Visual Yellow to Light Brown

Formulation Guidelines

Formulators looking to replace candelilla wax will find our Synthetic Candelilla Wax produces excellent structure and gloss. It is highly compatible with all types of standard raw materials and can be used in color cosmetics, hair care and skin care.

Regulatory

  • INCI NAME: Synthetic Beeswax, Synthetic Wax, Stearic Acid

  • CAS #: 71243-51-1, 8002-74-2, 57-11-4

  • EINECS #: 275-286-5, Not assigned, 200-313-4

  • KOSTER KEUNEN CODE #: 148

  • TRADE NAME: Synthetic Candelilla Wax

  • MINIMUM SHELF LIFE: 2 Years

  • MANUFACTURED: Watertown, Connecticut, USA

  • NOT TESTED ON ANIMALS: Yes

  • KOSHER: Yes

  • ORGANIC: No

  • GMO FREE: No

  • GRAS: No

  • CANADA: Components listed

  • JAPAN: Unknown at time of print

  • CHINA: Components listed

  • AUSTRALIA: Components listed

  • REACH: Unknown at time of print