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NatureWax® Vegetable Waxes - Europe

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We offer an extensive range of palm waxes for all candle types, which can be supplied based on RSPO-certified palm oil from mass balance and/or segregated origin. For customers preferring another vegetable wax basis, we have solutions based on rapeseed, sunflower and coconut oil.

NatureWax® vegetable waxes are fully compliant with the requirements of the German RAL Quality Mark for Candles. View the accreditation certificates for our Hamburg and Rotterdam (Botlek) production sites.

NatureWax® - European Product Portfolio

Recommended Use




Botanical Origin


 Typical Properties

& Scented

T-lights (poured

& pressed)
MP IV Col Y Col R
      35 Palm* 37 53 30 3
      41-70 Palm* 39 43 30 3
      20-55M Rapeseed/Coconut 40 17 20 2
    660-36 Rapeseed 36 73 20 2
    635-41 Palm* 41 44 25 2.5
    635-43 Palm* 43 32 20 2
    635-45 Palm* 45 38 25 2.5
    660-43 Rapeseed 43 60 15 1.5
      Elite 500 Palm* 48 32 20 2
      Elite 600 Rapeseed/Coconut 40 19 20 2
      615 Palm* 40 1 10 1
    27 Palm* 51 37 25 2.5
    660-52 Rapeseed 52 56 15 1.5
    C1 Soy/Palm 52 52 15 1.5
    C-3 Soy 52 52 20 2
    C-6 Soy/Coconut 52 52 20 2
    C-7 Rapeseed/Palm* 50 44 10 1
  27-80 Palm* 52 28 30 3
  635-50 Palm* 52 27 25 2.5
    Elite 300 Palm 57 5 ND ND
    635-60 Palm* 55 15 20 2
    635 Palm* 58 1 10 2
    660 Rapeseed 64 1 10 1

*can be supplied based on RSPO-certified palm oil from mass balance and/or segregated origin.


MP:  Typical slip melting point in °C
IV:  Typical iodine value in gI/100g
COL Y:  Maximum color, yellow values in Lovibond 5 ¼ “ cell
COL R:  Maximum color, red values in Lovibond 5 ¼ “ cell
ND:  Not determined / not specified


We are continually developing new vegetable waxes for candles, to meet the ever-changing demands of our customers and to offer improved functionality and performance. If you do not see the grade you are looking for, need further information on our vegetable wax range, would like a sample or need a tailor-made blend: we are happy to help!

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Church-lights: Also known as ‘Gravelights’, our NatureWax® vegetable waxes are well suited to the production process, and to the long burn-time requirements of this candle type. The waxes can be blended with soft paraffin grades; for a fully vegetable-based candle, the 635-41 grade is recommended.

T-lights: Mid-melting NatureWax® waxes are suitable for t-light candles, often blended with refined paraffin wax to the customers’ own recipe. For pressing processes NatureWax® 635-50 is particularly recommended, and for pouring processes all grades are suitable. NatureWax® C7 has been developed for white t-lights, having a very light color.

Container & scented: A wide range of NatureWax® waxes can be used in container candles, depending on the requirements of the formulator; typical blend ratios are 70-80% vegetable wax and 20-30% mid-melting paraffin wax, and selected grades are suitable for the formulation of pure vegetable candles. For scented candles, NatureWax® 615 and Elite 600 are especially recommended; low odor, light color, excellent shelf-life stability and good fragrance compatibility are key benefits. For general use, NatureWax® Elite 500, available based on segregated RSPO-certified palm, is highly appreciated for its technical performance : smooth crystallization and surface features, no shrinkage, light color and good compatibility with other wax types.

Pressed free-standing: Higher-melting waxes with rapid crystallization are suitable for candles made from pressing of powdered waxes, usually in a blend with refined paraffin in order to achieve the correct properties. Depending on the details of the process used, typically 20-50% vegetable wax can be incorporated into the wax blend.

Others: Vegetable waxes are used increasingly in other industrial and consumer applications. Cargill has a range of waxes suitable for the varied demands of these markets. Interested to learn more? Please see vegetable waxes for further information on our products and applications.

Technical support

Cargill’s NatureWax® Technical Support Team has expertise in a variety of waxes (vegetable, paraffin, microcrystalline) and can provide additional services to support your growing requirements:

Formulation development and trial run support

Custom blends

Analytical testing

Performance testing & troubleshooting

Lab to pilot to production scale-up


NatureWax is sold in North America, Europe and through select distributors worldwide

Distributors - Europe

Assistance Distribution Chimie
ZA de l’Etang
Chateauneuf du Rhône
BP 204
26205 Montélimar Cedex
[email protected]
phone: 33 4 75 54 35 05
fax: 33 4 75 54 76 21
United Kingdom  
British Wax
18 Holmethorpe Ave, Redhill,
Surrey, RH12NL
United Kingdom
[email protected]
phone: +44 1737 761242
Poth Hille & Co., Ltd.
18 Easter Park,
Ferry Lane South
Essex, RM13 9BP
United Kingdom
phone: +44 (0)1708 526828


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