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Why paraffin wax is reliable for candles

Paraffin wax offers several benefits and is one of the most common waxes used by the candle industry today.1 Here are some of the reasons why.

As you can see, we have extensive experience in areas ranging from product safety to performance testing of our waxes. To learn more about our product portfolio of waxes and their applications, visit https://www.exxonmobil.com/en/wax/wax-applications.

1“Elements of a candle: Wax,” National Candle Association, https://candles.org/elements-of-a-candle/wax/ (accessed Jun. 2, 2023)

2FDA 21 CFR 178.3710 for indirect food grade; Select ExxonMobil semi-refined waxes comply with requirements of RAL-GZ 041 for candle manufacturing.

3According to ASTM D5339-11.

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