Emulsifying Wax Lipowax NF

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Description: Non-ionic emulsifying wax containing a combination of the two emulsifiers polysorbate 60 & cetearyl alcohol. White waxy pellets, odourless. Water-insoluble, dispersible in water & oil.

Saponification value 14.0 Max. pH Value: 5.5-7 (3% solution).

HLB value 12-13.

INCI: Cetearyl alcohol, polysorbate 60

Melting Point: 50C - 54C

Whenever a switch is made from one brand of Emulsifying Wax NF to another, it is important to conduct tests to determine if there will be changes to your formula that might require an adjustment of the percentages used. Our tests have indicated Soap & More Emulsifying Wax NF may produce a slightly thicker product than the equivalent percentage of Polawax Emulsifying Wax NF.

Recommended Use Rate: 2-25%, usually 3-5% for lotions and 5-10% for creams.

It can also be combined with Cetyl Alcohol or Stearic Acid at a rate of 3-5%
INCI Name: Cetearyl alcohol, polysorbate 60

Cetearyl alcohol is also known as cetostearyl alcohol and cetylstearyl alcohol

Melting point of 49˚C to 58˚C (120.2˚F to 136.4˚F)
  • Non-ionic oil-in-water emulsifier (enables water & oil to mix)
  • Does not require the aid of other emulsifiers
  • Has high electrolyte tolerance
  • Has also dispersing, thickening and solubilizing properties (stabilizes essential oils)

Use: Warm to melt before use, dispersible in oil or water, use 2-10% in formulations.

For external use only.

Applications: All kinds of cosmetics requiring emulsification as lotions, creams, gels.

Country of Origin: USA

Raw material source: Coconut oil, vegetable oils, and sorbitol

Animal Testing: Not animal tested

GMO: Not tested for GMOs

Vegan: Does not contain animal-derived components


Download COA by LOT # : 2301540

Customer Reviews

Based on 4 reviews
Patti Seidler

I liked the packaging and the product looks great. I haven’t had a chance to use it. I was pleased with the quick delivery

Donna Koenig
Emulsifying Wax NF

I use this product in my lotions and creams and it works great. Couldn’t be without it!

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Emulsifying Wax NF

vinita singh
excellent service

very fast delivery