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Is hydroxy ethyl cellulose vegan?

Hydroxy ethyl cellulose is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is hydroxy ethyl cellulose?

Hydroxyethyl cellulose is a modified cellulose polymer that functions as a thickener, emulsifier, and stabilizer in food products. It is derived from plant fibers and is commonly used in a variety of processed foods and beverages, including sauces, dressings, and dairy products. Hydroxyethyl cellulose improves texture and mouthfeel, enhances shelf life, and provides a smooth, creamy consistency to foods. It is also used in pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and personal care products due to its unique water-soluble properties. Despite being a synthetic ingredient, hydroxyethyl cellulose is generally recognized as safe by regulatory agencies and is widely used in the food industry.

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