Strahl & Pitsch offers an extensive range of the finest food-grade Microcrystalline waxes from domestic and international sources. Microcrystalline waxes are derived from residium. These waxes have very minute crystals (micro-crystals) and are flexible, with a greater affinity for oil, which is held tightly in the crystalline lattice and does not migrate to the surface. Strahl & Pitsch maintains sizable inventories of this multi-purpose wax, providing a consistent supply of known quality waxes in what is otherwise an ever-changing world market. FORMS AVAILABLE: Slabs Pastilles (pellets) APPLICATIONS INCLUDE: Cosmetics, Pharmaceuticals, Coatings, Hot-Melt Adhesives, Polishes and Candles.