Paraffin Waxes

Paraffin wax is sold in various grades. Paraffin’s differ from one another chiefly in melting point to differences in the distribution of hydrocarbons. Most grades cover a melting point range of a few degrees Fahrenheit.

Composition:

Straight chain saturated hydrocarbons are the predominant functionality. There are small amounts of unsaturated and branched hydrocarbons.

Product Code

PWAX126P

PWAX127P

WX5055

M.P. Range, USP Class II

140 – 145

150 – 155

150 – 155

Penetration@ 25°C

10 – 17

9 – 17

11 – 18

Shape

Pastilles

Pastilles

Slabs/ Blocks

Uses:

Polishes, Cosmetics, Candles, Waterproofing, Sealing, Lubricating, Protection of Plants, Fruits, Cheeses, Vegetables, Paper, Crayons, Pharmaceutical Ointments and Salves, Electronic Insulation and Hot Melt Adhesives.

TOXICOLOGY:

Non-toxic and non-irritating (skin & eyes)

REGULATORY INFORMATION:

FDA Approved under 21 CFR 172.615, 175.250 and 175.300.

CTFA/INCI NAME: Paraffin.

CAS#: 8002-74-2.

EINECS#: 232-315-6

JAPANESE NAME / SOURCE: Paraffin/JSCI-11-223.