Product name: PEG-8 beeswax
INCI Name: PEG-8 beeswax
Use: Heat to 60-70°C/140-158°F to melt the pellets. Typical use level 1-10%. For external use only.
Applications: Creams, lotions, ointments, pomades, emulsions, cold creams & salves.
Raw material source: Beeswax, ethylene glycol
Animal Testing: Not animal tested
GMO: GMO-free (does not contain plant-derived components)
Vegan: Derived from bees
Self-emulsifying wax for making stable oil-in-water emulsions that can contain a high concentration of oils or lipophilic active ingredient
Provides enhanced emolliency and spreadability
Compatible with a variety of oils and wide pH range tolerance
Semi-solid non-ionic self-emulsifying wax made from esterification of the free fatty acids of beeswax (Cera Alba). White to yellowish-colored waxy semi-solid pastilles. Melting point 59-70°C/138-158°F. HLB-value 9 (gives water-in-oil emulsions). Saponification value 77-90. Not water-soluble.
PEG-8 Beeswax creates lotions that are bright and fluid with enhanced emollience and spreadability. The PEG-8 Beeswax is an esterification of the free fatty acids of beeswax (Cera Alba) The result is a wax with a light color and a melt point typical of beeswax designed to be used in a wide variety of O/W emulsions. This product is recommended for use in creams, lotions, cold creams, depilatories, ointments, salves, and emulsions.