Organic Yellow Beeswax – cosmetic grade BP/Ph.Eur

Product code: RG-1369-S
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RG-1369-S organic yellow beeswax is EcoCert Cosmos Organic certified. Lab tested to 0.05% LOQ.

It complies with the British (BP) and European Pharmacopoeia (Ph.Eur). This organic beeswax is Kenya source origin from EAWC.

This beeswax is available in yellow approx. 2kg slabs, translucent when thin, with a fine-grained, matt non-crystalline fracture; becomes soft and pliable when warmed by hand.

Odour is faint and characteristic of honey. Relative density, about 0.96.

This wax is practically insoluble in water; partially soluble in hot ethanol (90%) and in ether; completely soluble in fatty and essential oils.

EAWC (The East Africa Wax Company) is a joint venture with British Wax and is based in Kenya. EAWC delivers the very best quality sustainably-sourced beeswax, which supports communities, enable them to thrive and means our customers can create truly natural ethical products supported by supply transparency from ‘Hive to Formula’.

EAWC beeswax is secreted by wild bee broods whilst making honey. Beekeeping is a sustainable activity which contributes to agriculture and increases biodiversity via bee pollination. Our registered beekeepers follow organic practices and receive a premium for supplying this organic beeswax.

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Cera Alba
Drop point, °C, Ph. Eur 6.0 (2.2.17)
61 – 66
Melting point, °C
Saponification value, mg KOH/g, Ph. Eur.6.0
87 – 104
Acid value, mg KOH/g, Ph. Eur. 6.0
17 – 24
Ester value, mg KOH/g Ph. Eur. 6.0 (2.5.2)
72– 79
Test for ceresin, paraffin and certain other waxes, Ph. Eur.6.0
Test for glycerol and other polyols, Ph. Eur.6.0
Test for fats, Japan wax, rosin and soaps
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