Carnauba wax is obtained from the carnauba palm leaves (Copernicia cerifera Mart.), a wild tree found mainly in Brazil.
Carnauba wax is composed of fatty acid esters.
It is a solid at room temperature and is in the form of flakes. It has a yellow colour that depends on the degree of purification. It melts above 85 ° C.
CAS Number: 8015-86-9
Inci Name: Copernica Cerifera Cera