Food & Pharmaceuticals

Shellac is a natural resin secreted onto trees by the female lac bug. It is processed and sold as dry flakes or refined into granular powders. Shellac functions as a tough natural primer, sanding sealant, tannin-blocker, odor-blocker, stain, and high-gloss varnish. Shellac is also used in electrical applications due to its insulating properties. It is also used in many food applications.

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Refined Bleached Shellac

We have been a consistent and reliable source of Shellac for nearly 30 years.

Refined bleached shellac has many applications the coatings, food, and pharmaceutical industries.

Refined Bleached Shellac
Hot Alcohol Insoluble0.2% max
Moisture6.0% max
Wax0.2 max
Water Soluble0.5% max
Ash0.5% max
Iodine Number10.0% max
Color will be equal to a mutually agreed upon sample