Dewaxed Bleached Shellac

Dewaxed bleached shellac is refined from natural shellac. The pigments, waxes, impurities and heavy metals in natural shellac are removed by acid-base method or solvent method. Dewaxed bleached shellac has high purity and is mainly used in fruit preservatives and medicine sugar coating and other fields.

Substance Identification

Synonyms Bleached and Dewaxed Shellac
EINECS 232-549-9
HS.CODE 130110
Molecular Formula (C4H60)nn:6-22 Nv:15
Moleclar Weight 1000

Application & Uses

  • used as chocolate coating
  • used in cosmetics
  • used in electrical industries
  • used as fruit coating
  • used as a protective coating in capsules & tablets in pharmaceuticals
  • used in varnishes for paints and printing inks
  • used as wood coatings, hot stiffening

Sales Specification

Acid Value, mgKOH/g 75~90
Arsenic, ppm ≤3
Ash Content, % ≤0.5
Colour, Gardner ≤1.5
Heavy Metals, ppm ≤5
Moisture, % ≤5.0
Saponification Value 210~250
Solubility Soluble in hot alcohol
Wax Content, % ≤0.2


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

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GHS Hazard Statements

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  • avoid contact with light
  • keep separated from incompatible substances
  • store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards
  • store in a cool, dry place
  • store in a tightly closed container


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