Dewaxed Shellac Flakes

Dewaxed shellac flakes is used the same way as you would any other grade of shellac. The major difference between this shellac and the others is that it is a bit harder, shines a bit brighter, is completely free from wax.

Dewaxed shellac is non-toxic, edible and used as a brush-on colorant, food glaze and wood finish. Shellac functions as a tough natural primer, sanding sealant, tannin-blocker, odour-blocker, stain, and high-gloss varnish. Dewaxed shellac has super characteristics and qualities i.e. adhesive, binding, hardening, gloss, odorless.

Fast drying, extending shelf life and most clear, transparent or very light colored alkali solutions can be obtained from it. Dewaxed shellac is available in different grades

  • Dewaxed platina shellac
  • Dewaxed blonde shellac
  • Dewaxed garnet shellac
  • Dewaxed orange shellac
  • Dewaxed lemon shellac
  • Dewaxed super blonde Shellac

CAS 9000-59-3
EINECS 232-549-9
HS.CODE 130110.06
Molecular Formula N/A
Molecular Weight N/A


  • Gunny Bag, 25kg net each, 480 bags (12 MT) per 20’FCL
  • Woven Bag, 25kg net each, 480 bags (12MT) per 20’FCL
  • Wood Box 25kg net each, 320 boxes (8 MT) per 20’FCL

Specifications of Dewaxed Decolorized Shellac Flakes

Grade DG 7005 7004 7003 7002 7001 7000
Color (Max)Gardner in 20% Ethanol Dark 17 16 13 11 8 6

Acid No. (DAB 9) 65-80
Arsenic (DAB 9) Max PPM 1.5
Ash. (DAB 9) Max % 0.2
Insolubility in Hot Alcohol (DAB 9) Max % 0.1
Melting Range (DAB 9) °C 65-80
Moisture (DAB 9) Max % 2.0
Saponification No. (DAB 9) 190 - 230
Wax (USPXXIII) Max % .2