SP-6P

Beeswax

Yellow Beeswax, NF

SP-6P is one of our flagship yellow beeswaxes and suitable for food, pharmaceutical, personal care, and nutraceutical industries along with hundreds of applications.

INCI: Cera Flava (Beeswax)
CAS #: 8012-89-3
EINECS #: 232-383-7
Country of origin: USA
Composition: Natural Beeswax

Details

Strahl & Pitsch' LLC is the leading global refiner of Beeswax, producing White and Yellow Grades of Beeswax, certified to the current USP/NF Monograph, Food Chemicals Codex, and other compendium.

The company sources crude wax from dozens of countries throughout the world. Our valued supplier relations are personal, trusted and long term associations. Among our wax sources we count individual beekeepers, local co-operatives, fair-trade community groups, honey industry suppliers and established and reliable international traders.

Functions:

  • High binding strength

  • Pronounced plasticity

  • Excellent emulsifiability

  • Emollient base

  • Gelling agent

  • Viscosity modifier

  • Plasticizer

  • Improves structure, oil retention, and pay-off for stick applications

Forms Available:

  • Pastilles

  • Slabs

  • Cakes

Compatibility:
Beeswax is compatible with many vegetable and mineral waxes and a variety of natural and synthetic ingredients.

Regulatory information

Globally accepted
Non-GMO
Natural/ Naturally Derived
No animal testing
Cosmos Certified
Reach: Annex V Exempt
GRAS Listed
No BSE/ TSE
Kosher
no BHT and/or BHA
No Heavy Metals
No Nanomaterials
No Nutritional Content
No Microbial Content
No Residual Solvents
No Preservatives, including Triclosan
No Food Fragrance Allergens, including gluten

Recommended applications

Soft Gels
Tablet Coating
Glazes
Anti-Sticking Agent
Hard Shell Candy Coating
Confection Polish
Chewing Gum
Baby Lotion
Color Cosmetics
Concealer
Creams & Lotions
Lipstick
Mascara
Pomades
Salves/Ointments
Stick Formulations
Fine Arts
Dental Waxes
Candles & Wicks
crayons
Coatings
Lubricants & Greases
Leather Treatment
Polishes

Specifications

Test Method Specification
Color Visual Yellow
Melting Point Current NF Monograph 62 - 65 °C
Saponification Cloud Test Current NF Monograph NMT 65 °C
Fats or fatty acids, Japan wax, rosin, and soap Current NF Monograph Passes Test
Acid Value Current NF Monograph 17 - 24
Ester Value Current NF Monograph 72 - 79
Residual Solvents Current NF Monograph None Detected

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