A wax comprises a metathesis product and/or a product that resembles, at least in part, a product which may be formed from a metathesis reaction. The wax may be used to form articles, for example, candles (container candles, votive candles, and/or a pillar candles), crayons, fire logs, or tarts. The wax commonly includes other components in addition to the metathesis product.
This invention was made with U.S. Government support under Award Number DE-FG36-04GO14016 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government may have certain rights in the subject invention.