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Is dimetilpolisiloxano vegan?

Dimetilpolisiloxano is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is dimetilpolisiloxano?

Dimethylpolysiloxane is a synthetic silicon-based polymer commonly used as an anti-foaming agent in food products like fried fast foods, confectionery, and even soft drinks. Its unique chemical properties make it highly effective in reducing surface tension, preventing foam formation, and enhancing the overall texture of food products. Dimethylpolysiloxane is considered safe for human consumption by regulatory agencies around the world and is widely used in the food industry. Its versatile application in food processing has made it a popular ingredient in the fast-food industry, contributing to the consistent quality of their products.

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