These Jacquard wax flakes come from a renewable resource, as they are made from a vegetable by-product. It is biodegradable and has no fumes when heated. It is popular for candlemaking given that it is non-toxic and burns cleaner than paraffin. It has a low melting temperature and can be used for a gentle cold water batik method. It washes out with hot water and soap. Its melting point is 150° F.