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Substance Name: Wax, white [NF]
RN: 8012-89-3

Note

  • TSCA Definition 2017: The wax obtained from the honeycomb of the bee. It consists primarily of myricyl palmitate, cerotic acid esters and some high-carbon paraffins.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified
 

Classification Codes

  • Pharmaceutic Aid (Stiffening Agent)
  • TSCA UVCB
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Beeswax
  • Behenyl beeswax
  • Wax, white [NF]
  • Wax, yellow [NF]
  • White beeswax [JAN]
  • Yellow beeswax [JAN]

Synonyms

  • Bee cappings
  • Beeswax
  • Beeswax (White)
  • Beeswax absolute
  • Beeswax absolute (Apis mellifera L.)
  • Beeswax oil, absolute
  • Beeswax white
  • Beeswax yellow
  • Beeswax, absolute
  • Beeswax, bleached
  • Bleached yellow wax
  • CCRIS 3931
  • Cire d'abeille absolute
  • EINECS 232-383-7
  • FEMA No. 2126
  • UNII-2ZA36H0S2V
  • UNII-7G1J5DA97F
  • Wax, white
  • Wax, yellow
  • Wax, Yellow. NF
  • White beeswax
  • Yellow beeswax
  • Yellow wax

Systematic Name

  • Beeswax

Superlist Names

  • Beeswax
  • Beeswax (yellow and white)
  • Wax, yellow

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 8012-89-3

FDA UNIIs

  • 2ZA36H0S2V
  • 7G1J5DA97F

Other Registry Numbers

  • 8006-40-4
  • 8033-50-9
  • 8033-51-0

System Generated Number

  • 0008012893