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Is hydrogenated lanolin alcohol vegan?

Hydrogenated lanolin alcohol is a non-vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is hydrogenated lanolin alcohol?

Hydrogenated lanolin alcohol is a versatile and unique food ingredient that is derived from lanolin, a natural wax secreted by sheep. This ingredient is created by adding hydrogen to lanolin alcohol, resulting in a solid and creamy substance that is widely used in the food industry as a texture enhancer, emulsifier, and stabilizer. It is often used in baked goods, confectionery products, and spreads to improve their texture and mouthfeel. Hydrogenated lanolin alcohol is also used in cosmetics and personal care products due to its moisturizing and emollient properties.

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