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Oxidized, high density polyethylene wax

Licowax® PED 121

Licowax PED 121 is an oxidized, high density polyethylene wax.
  • Surface protection and pore sealing
  • Prevents weight loss and lowers the risk of fruit diseases
  • Enhances fruit appearence
  • Hydrophobing effect
  • Emulsifiable
  • Improves slip characeristic


The product does not require a hazard warning label according CLP regulation (Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008, as amended).
For further information please refer to the Material Safety Data Sheet.
Delivery Specifications and (*) General Properties
Characteristics  Unit  Target value  Test method 
Appearance  almost white flakes  QM-AA-634  
Acid value [mg KOH/g]  16 - 19  ISO 2114  
Drop point [°C]  113 - 118  ISO 2176  
*Viscosity [mPa·s]  ~ 150  DIN 53019 at 140°C  
*Density (23°C) [g/cm³] ~ 0.98 ISO 1183
Hard, high-melting, emulsifiable polyethylene wax for dispersions used in citrus fruit coating and textiles. 

As lubricant for the manufacture of glass filament and glassfibre, dispersions of hard and high-melting polyethylenewaxes are added to common synthetic resin dispersions.

For improving slip caracteristics and for protection against scratching during transport of glass bottles (beer, wine etc.) the dispersions of Licowax PED 121 are suitable.
Packaging and Handling
Delivery form

Polyethylene bag 20 kg
Pallet 800 kg (40 bags)
Big Bag 600 kg 

For best shelf life store this product in a dry area at normal ambient temperatures.
Minimum shelf life is two years from the date of shipping when properly stored.

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