carnauba wax

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car·nau·ba wax

a wax obtained from the Brazilian wax palm, Copernica cerifera; used in pharmaceuticals to coat medicaments in sustained-release preparations and surfaces of tablets; used in waxes for wood and metal.
Synonym(s): Brazil wax, palm wax

car·nau·ba wax

(kahr-nawbă waks)
Wax used in pharmaceuticals and in dentistry.
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At the present time, there is little information known about how different waxes such as candelilla, carnuba and ceresin, which are common in lipstick formulations, solidify different oils.
Ross) 3.00 (Copernica cerifera (carnuba) wax) Polyethylene 617A (Honeywell) 3.00 Propylparaben (ISP Sutton) 0.10 Phase F Deionized water 2.00 DI-Panthenol (Roche) 0.35 (Panthenol) Germall 115 (Sutton Labs) 0.25 (Imidazolidinyl urea) Phase G Permethyl (Presperse) 2.00 (Isododecane) Cell-U-Lash (Kobo) 0.50 (Cellulose) Vanillin (Citrus & Allied Essence) 0.02 PROCEDURE: Combine phase A materials.
Phase A Beeswax (Strahl & Pitsch) 10.3 Candellila wax (Strahl & Pitsch) 3.9 ChemSilk 3910 (Chemron) 8.4 (carnuba wax) Isoeicosane (Bayer) 7.7 Chemron 1554 (Chemron) 5.2 (polybutenes) Octyl palmitate (Essential Ingredients) 14.2 Tidecyl trimellitate (Stearinerie Dubois) 12.9 Chemonic Sl-7 (Chemron) 5.2 (PEG-7 glyceryl soyate) Phase B Red 6 Lake (and) castor oil (Sun) 3.4 Red 7 Lake (and) castor oil (Sun) 4.1 Red 27 Lake (and) castor oil (Sun) 2.00 Phase C ChemSilk 31760 (Chemron) 1.00 (polyethylene) Phase D Tridecyl trimellitate (Stearinerie Dubois) 21.70 PROCEDURE: In a closed vessel, mix phase A at 85-90[degrees]C until all solids are melted.
TimeWise products contain a unique combination of ingredients including the TimeWise Complex, the "Dream Humectant" and carnuba beads.