Paraffin Wax Pastilles 140º-145ºF, USP, Kosher

Paraffin wax is made up of straight chain, saturated hydrocarbons with low oil content. Chemical Store carries an assortment of different paraffins which varry by molecular weight and melting point to best fit your requirements.

Paraffin is non-toxic, non-irritating, and non-reactive. It offers excellent water barrier properties; high specific heat capacity and compatibility/ miscibility with many other  waxes. 

Pysical properties of paraffin wax may be modified by blending it with mineral oil, polyethylene and many other natural or synthetic waxes.  Paraffin wax can also be used to prepare an emulsion. 

Application guidelines

Formulators have used paraffin in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, food, fruit and vegetable coatings, textiles, polishes, lubricants, adhesives, candles, electronics, and crayons.

Wax emulsions are widely used in a variety of technical applications like printing inks & lacquers, leather and textiles, paper, wood, metal, polishes, glass fiber sizing, glass bottle protection among other things. The most important properties that can be improved by the addition of wax emulsions are matting & gloss, hydrophobicity, soft touch, abrasion & rub resistance, scratch resistance, release, and corrosion protection.

Emulsions based on natural waxes are used for coating fruits and candies and crop protection. Synthetic wax based emulsions are often used in food packaging.Paraffin wax emulsions are also used in creams and ointments.

Specification, Chemical Properties:

        Product Name Paraffin 140-145          
  Product code PWAX126P    
  Melting Point 140-145ºF USP 741  
  Viscosity N/A ASTM D3236  
  Penetration 11-18 dmm ASTM D1321  
  Congeal Point 139-144ºF ASTM D938  
  Color White Visual  


  • INCI NAME: Paraffin
  • CAS#: 8002-74-2
  • EINECS #: 232-315-6
  • Procuct Code: PWAX126P
  • Minimum Shelf life: 2 Years
  • Made in: USA
  • Kosher
  • Not tested on animals
  • REACH: Registered
  • Canada DSL: listed
  • TSCA (US EPA): listed


  • 1-Lb. bags
  • 5-Lb. bags
  • 10-Lb. bags
  • 55-Lb. bags
  • 990-Lb. Pallet

Additional Information

  • Product Data Sheet
  • Safety Data Sheet
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Warehouse Location

This product is available for immediate shipping from our warehouse in Clifton, New Jersey.