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Yellow Wax
» Yellow Wax is the purified wax from the honeycomb of the bee [Apis mellifera Linné (Fam. Apidae)].
NOTE—To meet the specifications of this monograph, the crude beeswax used to prepare Yellow Wax conforms to the Saponification cloud test.
Packaging and storage— Preserve in well-closed containers.
Residual solvents 467: meets the requirements.
(Official January 1, 2007)
Other requirements— It meets the requirements for Melting range, Saponification cloud test, Fats or fatty acids, Japan wax, rosin, and soap, Acid value, and Ester value under White Wax.
Auxiliary Information— Staff Liaison : Hong Wang, Ph.D. , Senior Scientific Associate
Expert Committee : (EM205) Excipient Monographs 2
USP29–NF24 Page 3459
Phone Number : 1-301-816-8351