Material Safety Data Sheet for Carnauba Wax Flakes

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Distributed by:

Southeast Texas Honey Company
POB 176
Vidor, TX 77670
Phone: 409-783-1501
 

GRADES AVAILABLE:

No. 1 Yellow
 

COMPATIBILITY:

All Vegetable, Animal, and Mineral waxes. Large variety of natural and synthetic resins. Fatty Acids, Glycerides Hydrocarbons.

 

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES:

Carnauba Wax is a hard, brittle Non-tacky and lustrous wax.

 

Melting Point 181.4 deg. F Min.
Flash Point 570 deg. F Min.
Specific Gravity at 25 deg. C 0.9996-0.9998
Acid Number 2-10
Saponification Number 78-88
Iodine Number 7-14
Unsaponifiable Matter % 50-55
Refractive Index 1.4540
Resin Content % 4 to 6

 

USES:

Carnauba Wax is a preferential ingredient in the following:

  • Polishes Shoe, furniture, leather
  • Automobile, floor, fruit, candies
  • Finishes Leather
  • Cosmetics Creams, Lipsticks
  • Casting Precision, Investment
  • Lubricants Greases, Mold Releases, Phonograph Records
  • Buffing Wooden ware
  • Inks Carbon Paper
  • Protective Coatings Varnishes, lacquers, enamels
  • Candles
  • Medicinals Salves, Ointments

CARNAUBA WAX IS F.D.A. APPROVED UNDER REGULATION

  • 21 CFR 184.1978-
  • 21 CFR 175.320
  • C.T.F.A. LISTED-C.A.S. #8015-86.9