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Castor Wax Flakes

Castor Wax Flakes

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Castor Wax Flakes are a vegetable-derived derivative of Castor Oil that is produced through the hydrogenation of Pure Castor Oil. Compatible with most vegetable, mineral and animal-based waxes, along with a variety of natural and synthetic resins, Castor Vegetable Wax Flakes are used in a variety of DIY projects. Heavily used in various cosmetic applications, Hydrogenated Castor Wax Flakes work as both a thickening and moisturizing agent allowing them to be used in a variety of products including creams and lotions, lip balms, hair care products, makeup and various personal care products.

Usage Guidelines

This Product Can Be Used in a Wide Variety of DIY Projects Including

  • Body Creams
  • Lotions
  • Lip Balm
  • Lipstick
  • Hair Care Products
  • Body Wash
  • Liquid Soap
  • Eye Makeup
  • Face Foundations


Produced through Hydrogenation, or adding Hydrogen, to Pure Castor Oil, it is a hard, Solid White Flake. It is a versatile product that is compatible with most vegetable, mineral and animal-based waxes, along with most natural & synthetic resins. Castor Wax Flakes act as an effective emollient while increasing the viscosity in products such as creams and lotions. Castor Wax Flakes will also act as a thickening and moisturizing agent in various cosmetic applications.

Technical Information

Technical Information

  • INCI: Hydrogenated Castor Oil
  • CAS# 8001-78-3
  • Saponification Value: 177-182
  • Appearance: Solid White Flakes
  • Odour: Little to No Odour
  • Insoluble in Water
  • Melting Point: 85-88°C or 185-190°F (Castor Wax Flakes can be heated beyond this range to create a liquid which will then re-harden once the temperature cools)

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