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Is dimethyl tallowamine vegan?

Dimethyl tallowamine is a non-vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is dimethyl tallowamine?

Dimethyl tallowamine is a versatile organic compound commonly used in the production of personal care and household products. It is a type of tertiary amine with a chemical formula of C22H45N(CH3)2, and is derived from tallow, a substance made from animal fat. Dimethyl tallowamine acts as a surfactant, helping to reduce surface tension and allowing water to mix with oils and other substances. It is often used in fabric softeners, detergents, and hair care products due to its ability to enhance texture, provide conditioning effects, and improve the overall performance of these products. Despite its widespread use, dimethyl tallowamine is considered safe when used as directed.

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