Lemon #1 Flake Shellac

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P.A.T Lemon #1 Flake Shellac is a resin produced by the female lac bug on trees in the forests of India and Thailand. Lemon #1 shellac, containing 2-5% natural shellac wax, yields milky dispersions of medium color shade in various solvents. Coatings and films of wax containing shellacs result in surfaces with a satin gloss.

Functions: Binder & Resin, Odor Binding Agent

Synonyms: Citrus gleam

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Identification & Functionality

Chemical Name
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Features & Benefits

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Applications & Uses

Coating Type


Physical Form
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Ashmax. 0.5%-
Hot Alcohol Insolublemax. 1.0%-
Moisturemax. 2.0%-
Water Solublemax. 0.5%-
Iodine Numbermax. 15.0%-
Waxmax. 5.5%-
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Melting Temperature98 - 99°C-
Saponification Value185 - 200--
Hot Alcohol Insolublemax. 2%-
Loss on Dryingmax. 2%-
Ash Content0.5%-
Acid Value60 - 75--
Wax Content2.5 - 5%-

Packaging & Availability

Packaging Type
Regional Availability
  • Global
Packaging Information

25 kg jute bags.

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
5 years
Storage and Shelf Life Conditions
  • The shelf life of the product will be more than five years if stored/transported at tem- peratures less than 20 °C (68 °F).
  • Higher temperatures will accelerate aging of the solid material and raise the risk of "block- ing," especially under the influence of hu- midity.