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Beeswax

bleached

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Synonym(s):
Cera alba
CAS Number:
EC Number:
MDL number:
NACRES:
NA.23

Quality Level

form

waxy solid

color

white

mp

61-65 °C (lit.)

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Beeswax bleached

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Beeswax

Sigma-Aldrich

327204

Paraffin wax

Fetal Bovine Serum Australia origin, Heat Inactivated, sterile-filtered, suitable for cell culture, suitable for hybridoma

F8192

Fetal Bovine Serum

mp

61-65 °C (lit.)

mp

53-58 °C (ASTM D 87)

mp

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mp

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color

white

color

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color

white to off-white

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General description

Beeswax is a natural wax that is formed from honeybee Apis mellifera. It is a lipid that contains hydrocarbons, esters and free acids, which can be used to lower the transference of water on films.

Application

Beeswax is used to produce edible films (sodium caseinate, soy protein isolate etc.). It can form a mixture with a variety of fatty acids and polyols to provide flexibile, elastic and stretchable films. It also decreases the water vapor permeability and enhances the mechanical properties of the film.

Storage Class

11 - Combustible Solids

wgk_germany

WGK 3

flash_point_f

509.0 °F

flash_point_c

265 °C

ppe

Eyeshields, Gloves, type N95 (US)


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Colloids and Surfaces. A, Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 315(1-3), 189-195 (2008)
Effect of fatty acids and beeswax addition on properties of sodium caseinate dispersions and films
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Microstructure and optical properties of sodium caseinate films containing oleic acid-beeswax mixtures
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Tensile properties and water vapor permeability of sodium caseinate films containing oleic acid-beeswax mixtures
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