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Product description:

Sunflower wax is a hard, crystalline and high-melting vegetable wax obtained by winterization of sunflower oil. It consists of very long-chain, saturated C42-C60 esters derived from C20-C32 fatty alcohols and C20-C28 fatty acids.

Sunflower wax serves as a consistency agent in pencils and emulsions (W/O and O/W). It helps to thicken the formulation by forming a rigid structural network of wax crystals that improves oil binding, softness and film formation. It also helps to improve lubricity.

In stick formulations, Sunflower Waximproves hardness, texture, strength and mould release.

Sunflower wax is an alternative to rice bran, carnauba and candelilla waxes in many formulations and a natural alternative to mineral waxes. Sunflower wax has very strong oil-gelling properties at very low wax concentrations. The double refined Sunflower wax has a light-yellow color and low odor.

Sunflower Wax - Natural alternative for mineral waxes

  • INCI

    Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Wax/ Helianthus Annuus Seed Cera

  • Quality


  • Product property

    Melting point: 73 - 78°C

    Degree of hardness: hard

  • Country availability

    Austria, Switzerland

  • Application areas

    Eye care, Baby care, Color cosmetics, Facial care, Hair care, Hand and Foot care, Body care, Lip care, Men's care, Sun care, Pet care

  • Claim

    Konsistenzgeber in Stiften und Emulsionen (W/O- und O/W)/Consistency enhancer in sticks and emulsions (W/O and O/W), Geringer Geruch/Low odour, Natürliche Alternative für Mineralwachse/ Natural alternative for mineral waxes, Geringe Plastizität/Low plasticity, Starke ölgelierende Eigenschaften/Strong oil-gelling properties



    Gute Ölbindung/Good oil binding, Verbessert Filmbildung/Improves film formation, Erhöht Weichheit/Increases softness


    Stiftformulierungen/Stick formulations:

    Verbessert Festigkeit und Textur/Improves strength and texture, Verbessert Formtrennung/Improves mould release, Sorgt für mehr Festigkeit/Provides more strength

  • Solubility

    Oil soluble

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