carnauba wax


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Noun1.carnauba wax - hard yellowish to brownish wax from leaves of the carnauba palm used especially in floor waxes and polishes
carnauba palm, Copernicia cerifera, Copernicia prunifera, wax palm, carnauba - Brazilian fan palm having an edible root; source of a useful leaf fiber and a brittle yellowish wax
wax - any of various substances of either mineral origin or plant or animal origin; they are solid at normal temperatures and insoluble in water
Translations
cera de carnauba
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[USPRwire, Thu Jul 11 2019] Carnauba wax, also known as Brazil wax, is a type of wax derived from leaves of a species of palm, Copernicia prunifera .
[ClickPress, Thu Jul 11 2019] Carnauba wax, also known as Brazil wax, is a type of wax derived from leaves of a species of palm, Copernicia prunifera .
In a study with encapsulation of titanium dioxide with carnauba wax, there was a significant increase in the value of the sun protection factor of this oxide.
Additional characteristic sharp peaks of the carnauba wax are found at 1635, 1605, 1515, 832 and 520 [cm.sup.-1] whereas the shellac wax spectrum shows a further well-resolved band in the region of C-O vibrations at 1240 [cm.sup.-1] and a broad band near 1060 [cm.sup.-1].
The agroindustrial residue of carnauba wax semi-decomposed (CRSD) can be used as substrate in the production of good quality seedlings of 'Formosa' papaya.
Postharvest control of brown rot and Rhizopus rot in plums and nectarines using carnauba wax. Postharvest Biology and Technology, Amsterdam, v.58, p.211-217, 2010.
Carnauba wax works, but use caution not to use a cleaner-wax.
"A notable exception has been carnauba wax, which has increased sharply," she said.
To create a special formula gentle enough for use on the face and body of infants, toddlers and children, priority has been given to ingredients of natural origin, such as carnauba wax rived from Copernicia Cerifera palm leaves, which gives the balm its rich texture.
Unless the European Parliament objects, this means that the Commission will authorise the use of: benzoic acid or benzoates (E210-E213) in alcohol-free counterparts of wine; polysorbates (E432-E436) in coconut milk; talc (E553b) and carnauba wax (E903) on unpeeled coloured boiling eggs; and shellac (E904) on unpeeled boiled eggs.
I know some of you swear by carnauba wax. It produces a deep, warm shine.