Dewaxed Bleached Shellac Powder

Dewaxed white shellac 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.

Bleached shellac is non-toxic, edible and used widely in different industries including Food, Food packaging and allied industries. Bleached lac 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. Bleached shellac is available in two grades.

  • Waxy Bleached Shellac
  • Dewaxed bleached shellac

The dewaxed bleached shellac powder is approved by FDA USA for application in food and pharmaceutical products and conforms to specification according to usp-21 nf 18.

CAS 9000-59-3
EINECS 232-549-9
FEMA N/A
HS.CODE 13011007
Molecular Formula N/A
Molecular Weight N/A

Packaging

  • Paper-plastic Compound bag, 25kg net each, 560 bags (14 MT without wood pallets) per 20’FCL, by refrigerated container

Specification (Physical Data) of Dewaxed Bleached Shellac Powder

Acid Value 65-90
Ester Value 135-195
Saponification Value 200-260
Melting Point 75ºC-91ºC
Wax Content 0 .20% max
Moisture 6% max
Heavy Metals 10 PPM
Insolubility in Hot Alcohol 0.10% max
Rosin Content Nil
Ash Content 0.50% max
Arsenic Nil
Iron Nil
Color Pale Yellow