Emulsifying Wax - NF Vegetable base is a nonionic self-emulsifying wax created to meet the standard for self emulsifying waxes monographed in the National Formulary. As such, it can be listed in your ingredient listing as Emulsifying Wax NF. It is mild, provides excellent stability, and is very easy to use. It can be used to make thick or thin emulsions, depending upon the concentration used.
While have temporaily discontinued the Polawax, Croda's brand of Emulsifying Wax NF, the continued price increases for this material have led us to bring in an alternative, competitive product that will provide excellent results at a more competitive price point.
Whenever a switch is made from one brand of Emulsifying Wax NF to another, it is important to conduct tests to determine if there will be changes to your formula that might require an adjustment of the percentages used. Our tests have indicated tha the Emulsifying Wax NF may produce a slightly thicker product than the equivalent percentage of Polawax Emulsifying Wax NF.
Recommended Use Rate: 2-25%, usually 3-5% for lotions and 5-10% for creams.