Yellow Wax »Yellow Wax is the purified wax from the honeycomb of the bee [Apis melliferaLinné(Fam.Apidae)]. NOTE—To meet the specifications of this monograph,the crude beeswax used to prepare Yellow Wax conforms to the Saponification cloud test. Packaging and storage— Preserve in well-closed containers. Other requirements— It meets the requirements for Melting range,Saponification cloud test,Fats or fatty acids,Japan wax,rosin,and soap,Acid value,and Ester valueunder White Wax. Auxiliary Information— Staff Liaison:Ravi Ravichandran,Ph.D.,Senior Scientist Expert Committee:(EMC)Excipients:Monograph Content USP28–NF23Page 3108 Phone Number:1-301-816-8330