Shellac

Shellac, a natural resin derived from the secretions of the lac insect, is a significant agricultural product in Chhattisgarh, India. The state has a thriving export market for shellac, which is widely used in various industries due to its unique properties and versatility.

Shellac is valued for its natural gloss, excellent adhesive properties, and res

stance to heat and chemicals. It has a wide range of applications across different industries. Some of the common uses of shellac include:

  1. Food and Beverage Industry: Shellac is widely used as a food glaze, providing a glossy finish to confectionery products, fruits, and candies. It acts as a natural coating, enhancing the appearance and extending the shelf life of these food items.
  2. Pharmaceutical Industry: Shellac is an essential ingredient in pharmaceutical coatings and encapsulations. It helps protect the active ingredients of medications and facilitates controlled-release formulations.
  3. Cosmetics and Personal Care Products: Shellac finds application in the production of cosmetics and personal care items, such as hair sprays, nail polishes, and lipsticks. It provides a glossy finish, acts as a binding agent, and enhances the durability of these products.
  4. Wood Finishing: Shellac is widely used as a traditional wood finish and sealer. It creates a protective layer on wooden surfaces, enhancing their appearance, providing resistance to moisture, and imparting a natural shine.
  5. Electrical Insulation: Shellac is used in the electrical industry for insulating purposes. It provides a protective coating on electrical components, wires, and coils, ensuring electrical insulation and preventing damage from moisture and contaminants.

Packaging – As per customer requirement