Candelilla Wax is obtained from the plant E. Antisyphilitica, indigenous to the Chihuahua Desert of Mexico. Strahl & Pitsch is the world’s largest refiner of Candelilla Wax, with applications in many different industries.
Our Candelilla Wax conforms to the current USP/NF Monograph, the Food Chemicals Codex, and other compendia.
Candelilla is a unique natural wax with properties not exhibited by other waxes. With a natural resin content it provides excellent film forming capabilities, provides flex and gloss to stick formulations and promotes reliable gelling capabilities.
Moderate Melting Range
- Viscosity Modifier
- Polishing Agent
Candelilla Wax is compatible with many vegetable and mineral waxes and a variety of natural and synthetic ingredients.
|Identification by IR||Current NF Monograph||Complies|
|Melting Point||Current NF Monograph||68.5 - 72.5 °C|
|Acid Value||Current NF Monograph||12 - 22|
|Saponification Value||Current NF Monograph||43 - 65|
|Limit of Lead||Current NF Monograph||NMT 3 ppm|
|Residual Solvents||Current NF Monograph||Complies|