Carnauba Wax




Natural Thickener with Softening Effect
Description: Natural vegetable wax exuded by the leaves of a palm tree (copernicia cerifera) growing in Brazil, hardest natural wax available, composed of wax esters (85%), free fatty acids, fatty alcohols & resins (15%). Type 3 grade. Yellow flakes or powder, no or faint odor. Soluble in alcohol, insoluble in water. Melting point 80-85°C/176-185°F.CAS: 8015-86-9INCI Name: Copernicia prunifera (carnauba) wax

  • Non-gelling thickener, viscosity and consistency enhancer
  • Provides good texture and stability due to high melting point
  • Has emollient and moisturizing properties
  • Has good skin protective properties

Use: Warm to melt before use. Add to fat phase in formulas requiring emulsification. Typical use level 2-40%. For external use only.Applications: Creams, salves, ointments, protective creams, balms, pomades, lipsticks, mascaras, lip gloss.


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