Dewaxed Bleached Shellac

Products & Informations

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.


1. used as chocolate coating
2. used in cosmetics
3. used in electrical industries
4. used as fruit coating
5. used as a protective coating in capsules & tablets in pharmaceuticals
6. used in varnishes for paints and printing inks
7. used as wood coatings, hot stiffening



  • 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


The above information is believed to be accurate and presents the best explanation currently available to us. We assume no liability resulting from above content. The technical standards are formulated and revised by customers’ requirement and us, if there are any changes, the latest specification will be executed and confirmed in the contract.


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