Carnauba wax is a refined, bleached wax derived from the leaves of Copernicia prunifera palm trees. It is used primarily as a glazing agent and coating.
Carnauba wax is consumed in minimal amounts and is not associated with any negative health effects.
A 2012 review by the European Food Safety Authority concluded that at current expected intake levels carnauba wax does not pose any health risk.
Fruit, candies, confectionery
Brazil wax, palm wax, E903