Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - shares
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2017
May 08, 2017
Document And Entity Information    
Entity Registrant Name CARDAX, INC.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001544238  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2017  
Amendment Flag false  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   90,688,850
Trading Symbol CDXI  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2017