CosVivet Candelillawax

Set of decorative cosmetics.


candelilla cera


CosVivet Candelilla wax is a hard vegetable wax obtained from the Euphorbia Cerifera shrub indigenous to Mexico. Only the stalks of the plants are harvested. Candelilla wax is extracted from the plant and purified. The wax has a pleasant sweet odour and is supplied in flake form.


Candelilla wax has an extremely good oil binding capacity. It is mainly used in stick formulations and W/O formulations. In sticks it provides firmness and provides excellent surface gloss. It also facilitates mould release. Candelilla wax can be used in combination with other waxes to increase their melting point, improve the skin feel of the final formulation and to improve the long-lasting effect of decorative cosmetics.

Congealing Point65-73 °CISO 2207
Penetration at 25 °Cmax. 2 mmDIN 51579
Colourlight yellowvisual
Saponification Value43-65 mg KOH/gDAB 10
Acid Value12-22 mg KOH/gDAB 10


25 kg carton


Stable for 36 months in original packaging when stored below 30°C and protected against humidity.


The following data is available on request:

  • Specification
  • Material safety data sheet
  • Certificate of Analysis (supplied with goods or sample)
  • Product Documentation

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