Carnauba Wax is obtained from the leaves of the palm tree known in Latin as ‘Copernica Cerifera’, which is also referred to as the "Tree of life". Strahl & Pitsch produces a cosmetic, pharmaceutical and confectionery grade product as well as a USDA Certified Organic product. We also offer grades suitable for a wide range of industrial applications. Carnauba Wax is considered among the hardest of natural waxes and produces a very durable film. It has a high melt point, enhances oil retention, is valued as a stable co-emulsifier agent and is an exceptional polishing aid. GRADES AVAILABLE: No #1 Yellow (Type 1) NC #3 Light(Type 3) NC #3 Dark (Type 4-Filtered) APPLICATIONS INCLUDE: Cosmetics, Pharmaceuticals, Ointments, Tablet Coatings, Candles, Confections, Fruit Coatings.