Candelilla Wax Pellets
Common Name: Candelilla Wax Pellets
INCI Name: Euphorbia cerifera (Candelilla) Wax
Origin: Mexico / Chihuahuan Desert
CAS NUMBER: 8006-44-8
EINECS NUMBER: 232-347-0
Melting Point: 68 - 73c
Saponification value, mg KOH/g: 43 – 65
Description: Premium Candelilla Wax is extracted from the leaves of the Candelilla shrub which is boiled in hot water, then skimmed off the surface, before going through an additional filtration / refining process and pellitize the final wax product.
Suggestions for Use: Premium Candelilla Wax is sometimes referred to as a ‘Replacement Wax’ as it is the go to wax to replace other waxes. For example it is a Vegan alternative to Beeswax in Lip Balms, Lipsticks, and Body Butters. It also has applications in Soap Making, Candle manufacturing, and various Industrial products. Candelilla Wax is approved by the US Food and Drug Administration as GRAS, generally recognised as safe, for applications in the food industry under regulations 21CFR, 175.105, 175.320, 176.180, 184.1976 and is CTFA listed.