EFFECTS OF HEAT ON CARNAUBA WAX
Aurora Laboratory June 30, 2005
carnauba wax test 1

Test Sample Carnauba Wax
No. 1 grade premium

carnauba wax test 2

Heat Being Applied
Note: wax begining to melt - brown color forming on bottom

carnauba wax test 3

Temperature: 100'F
Note: wax completely melted - dark brown color

Conclusion:
Carnauba Wax is heat sensitive and releases natural dye on melting.
Dye can cause discoloration to substrate.