Carnauba Wax 

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Carnauba (copernicia cerifera ) is a very versatile wax, can be used in food cosmetic and household  preparations.  Because of its hypoallergenic and emollient properties as well as its shine, carnauba wax appears as an ingredient in many cosmetics formulas where it is used to thicken lipstick, eyeliner, mascara, eye shadow, foundation, deodorant, various skin care preparations, sun care preparations

Carnauba is a plant wax so is a vegan substitute to beeswax. This is a very hard wax so use less than you would with beeswax.

Additional information

Weight N/A
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0.10 kg (100g), 0.25kg (250 g), 0.5 kg, 1 kg

Technical Data


Melting point: 82–86 °C (180–187 °F), among the highest of natural waxes, higher than beeswax, 62-64C. It is among the hardest of natural waxes .

Relative density is about 0.97

It is practically insoluble in water, soluble on heating in ethyl acetate and in xylene, and practically insoluble in ethyl alcohol.


E Number                            E 903.
CAS Number                        8015-86-9
EINECS/ELINCS No:       232-399-4
Appearance                           Wax flakes
Colour                                      Yellow to light brown