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Rice bran wax-based Licocare® RBW Vita: Powerful multi-purpose natural wax additives

Introducing Licocare® RBW Vita, an innovative range of bio-based rice bran wax additives derived from a rice bran oil by-product. Licocare® is a sustainable alternative to montan and synthetic waxes used widely in the plastics, coatings and inks industries.

Secure your supply chain by finding new reliable bio-based wax alternatives like Licocare®. Embrace these renewable rice bran wax additives as a proactive measure to meet the evolving demands of the future and transition from fossil-based waxes to our renewable alternatives. 

Make a sustainable choice and discover the many benefits of our biodegradable waxes.

Discover the benefits of rice bran waxes

Licocare® RBW Vita is manufactured from a non-food-competing by-product of edible rice bran oil production. The key benefits are:

  • High-performance alternative for montan wax in many applications
  • Renewable carbon index (RCI) higher than 98%
  • A way to secure supply chain and sustainability requirements
  • Award-winning bio-based lubricants, dispersing aids and nucleating agents
  • Reduced product carbon footprint (PCF) compared to comparable montan wax equivalents

Read on to assess the suitability of Licocare® RBW Vita for your product. 

  • Plastics
    Rice bran wax additives Licocare® RBW Vita function as effective lubricants, dispersants, and nucleators for engineering plastics.
  • Coatings & Inks
    Discover our natural-based rice bran waxes for sustainable solutions in coatings, inks, consumer and care products.

Upgrade to Clariant’s high performing, bio-based Licocare® RBW Vita


Real renewable content of at least 98% RCI (Renewable Carbon Index)


For a wide range of applications, spanning from plastics, coatings, and inks to consumer and care products


Highly efficient
Boosting product performance while achieving carbon emission savings, and awarded a Gold-level Material Health certification

From rice grain to Licocare® RBW Vita

With our bio-based rice bran waxes, we take the sustainable enhancement of plastics, coatings, inks, as well as consumer and care products to the next level. Watch how we harness the potential of rice grains to create our rice bran waxes.

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