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Is hydroxypropyl-methylcellulose vegan?

Hydroxypropyl-methylcellulose is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is hydroxypropyl-methylcellulose?

Hydroxypropyl-methylcellulose (HPMC) is a synthetic compound that is commonly used as a food ingredient. It is a white, odorless powder that is soluble in water and forms a clear, viscous solution. HPMC is derived from cellulose, a natural polymer that is found in plants. It is often used as a thickener, emulsifier, and stabilizer in a variety of food products, including baked goods, dairy products, and sauces. HPMC is also used in pharmaceuticals and personal care products, where it serves as a binder, disintegrant, and film-forming agent. It is considered safe for consumption by regulatory bodies around the world.

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