Candelilla Wax

Candelilla Wax

Candelilla Wax Powder is known to be an excellent glazing and slip agent with wide use in the food and pharmaceutical industries, principally for it's polishing qualities.

INCI: Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax
CAS #: 8006-44-8
EINECS #: 232-347-0
Country of origin: USA
Composition: Natural Candelilla Wax


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.


  • Gelling Agent

  • Polishing Agent
  • Glazing

Forms Available:

  • Powders


Candelilla Wax is compatible with many vegetable and mineral waxes and a variety of natural and synthetic ingredients.

Regulatory information

Globally accepted
Natural/ Naturally Derived
No animal testing
Reach: Annex V Exempt
GRAS Listed
No Heavy Metals
No Nanomaterials
No Nutritional Content
No Microbial Content
No Residual Solvents
Does not contain palm oil

Recommended applications

Tablet Coating
Anti-Sticking Agent
Hard Shell Candy Coating
Confection Polish
Chewing Gum
Printing Inks
Mold Release


Test Method Specification
Color Visual Yellow
Identification by IR Current NF Monograph Complies
Melting Point, Method II Capillary Tube Current NF Monograph 68.5 - 72.5 °C
Acid Value Current NF Monograph 12 - 22
Saponification Value Current NF Monograph 43 - 65
Lead Current NF Monograph NMT 3 ppm
Particle Size S&P Test Method #8 Sieve Analysis NLT 70 % through 120 Mesh

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