Shellac Wax Lumps
Shellac Wax – Lac Wax - Shellac Cera
European Union Approved Food Additive: E904 – Wax – Glazing Agent
Suitable for Vegetarians
CAS Number: 97766-50-2
EINECS Number: 307-913-6
Shellac wax is produced during the refining of Seedlac (which contains around 5% wax) into Dewaxed Shellac (which contains up to 0.2% wax), as a result of which the wax is removed by filtration and recovered.
Shellac wax has a melting point range of 77–86 degrees Celsius. It has similar properties to Carnauba wax and Candelilla Wax, so is often used in combination with, or as a substitute for these products.
Shellac wax is used as an edible polish to coat fruit and vegetables.
Shellac wax is used as a glazing agent for candies.
Shellac wax is used to coat tablets and capsules.
Shellac wax is used in the manufacture of lipsticks and other cosmetics.
Wood Treatment Industry
Shellac Wax is used in furniture, floor and other wood polishes.
Shellac Wax is used in shoe polish and other leather polishes.
Industrial & Other
Shellac Wax is used the manufacture of automobile polishes and wax crayons.