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Is hydrogenated polyisobutene vegan?

Hydrogenated polyisobutene is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is hydrogenated polyisobutene?

Hydrogenated polyisobutene is a synthetic hydrocarbon polymer that has a wide range of applications in the food industry. This ingredient is commonly used as an emollient, thickening agent, and lubricant in various food products. Its unique chemical structure enables it to provide excellent moisture retention, making it ideal for use in lip balms, moisturizers, and other cosmetic products. In food applications, hydrogenated polyisobutene is often used to enhance the texture and mouthfeel of products like chewing gum, candy, and chocolate. Additionally, it has a high level of stability and can resist oxidation, which makes it suitable for use in foods with long shelf lives.

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