carnaubaStrahl & Pitsch offers an extensive range of the finest food-grade Paraffin waxes from domestic and international sources.

Paraffin waxes come from the de-waxing of paraffin distillates. Paraffin waxes have relatively large, brittle crystals (Macrocrystalline) and generally have little affinity for oil.

Strahl & Pitsch maintains sizable inventories of this multi-purpose wax, providing a consistent supply of known quality waxes in what is otherwise an ever-changing world market.


Forms Available:

  • Slabs
  • Pastilles (pellets)

Applications include:

Cosmetics, Pharmaceuticals, Coatings, Hot-Melt Adhesives, Polishes and Candles.


Paraffin wax is compatible with most vegetable and mineral waxes and a large variety of natural and synthetic resins.


S & P Number Melting Point Penetration
ASTM D-1321
173 * 58.9°C - 62.2°C 10-16 White
192 51.1°C - 54.4°C 9-16 White
227B 53.3°C - 57.2°C 11-16 White
434 65.6°C - 68.9°C 10-16 White
674 68.9°C - 72.8°C 10-15 White
1275 * 52.8°C - 57.2°C 11-16 White
* NF Grade Paraffin Available
FDA Approved under 21 CFR 172.615, 175.105, 175.300, 175.3719, 172.886, 178.3710
Japanese Name/ Source - Paraffin/ JSCI
S & P Number Melting Point Penetration
ASTM D-1321
206 50.0°C - 52.8°C 18-43 White



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Country of Origin: USA


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