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Kester Wax K-72 #131P

General information

Kester Wax K-72 is a hard, high purity mono-ester wax derived from natural ingredients. K-72 has good thermal stability, very narrow thermal phase change when measured by DSC, good film forming properties and excellent compatibility in inks and thermal transfer ribbons. K-72 Is also used to create structure in sticks and other anhydrous cosmetics.


Solvent Based, Water Based (emulsions), Sheet Fed, Heat Set, Hot Melt, Off Set, Thermal Transfer Ribbon, UV Curable, Overprint Varnish, Cosmetics, Body Wash, Body Scrubs, Creams, Gels, Inks and Body Butters


K-72 has excellent oil gelling and binding capabilities. A wide range of oils can be gelled using low concentrations of K-72. It is used to create product structure and as a viscosity modifier.

Product details

INCI: Behenyl Behenate
CAS: 17671-27-1
HS/Tariff code: 3402.13.20
Food additive:
US Pharmacopoeia:
GMO: Free of genetically modified organisms (GMO)
Animal tests: Not tested on animals
Allergen Fragrances: Not present
Specific product data
Product form: Pastille
Packaging: 55lb Carton
Pallet size: 32 Cartons, 1760lbs Net
Melting point ºC: 70-74ºC
Acid value: <2

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