Castor Wax

Castor wax, also known by its INCI name Hydrogenated Castor Oil, is a vegetable wax produced by the hydrogenation of pure castor oil.

Castor oil seeds

What is it used for?

Our castor wax is a great ingredient and additive, typically used as an hardening agent in wax blends.

As with many natural waxes, castor wax is used for a wide range of applications. Our castor wax can be used in polishes, oils paints, cosmetics.
Rarer uses include electrical capacitors, carbon paper, lubrication and coatings and greases where resistance to moisture, oils and petrochemical products is required.

Castor wax can also be added to beeswax for encaustic painting.