Wax – Fully-Refined Paraffin

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Fully Refined Paraffin Wax is a white, cream, yellow, or colorless soft solid derivable from petroleum. Paraffin wax is a mixture of hydrocarbon molecules containing between twenty and forty carbon atoms.

Below 0.75% oil content is the best and most expensive grade of paraffin wax used in cosmetics and oily papers; it is hard, extra white, odorless, and transparent.


  • Food industry: chocolate, oil paper of sandwich and confectionery, fruit polishing
  • Cosmetic industry: lipsticks, creams, face masks
Test Result Method Test ASTM
Kinematic Viscosity @ 100ºC(cSt) 4-5 cSt ASTM D-445
Oil Content %wt max 0.5 – 1 % ASTM D-721
Melting Point °C 58°C ASTM D-87
Color(Lovibond) 0.1 Y IP 17
Flash Point °C Min 220°C ASTM D-92