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Is methyl oleate vegan?

Methyl oleate is potentially vegan - it can be derived from plants or animals. You should ask the manufacturer for more details.

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So, what is methyl oleate?

Methyl oleate is a colorless, odorless liquid compound that is derived from oleic acid, which is a monounsaturated fatty acid found in many animal and vegetable fats. It has a chemical formula of C19H36O2 and a molecular weight of 296.49 g/mol. Methyl oleate is commonly used in the production of various industrial and consumer products, including detergents, solvents, and lubricants. It also has potential applications in the field of biotechnology, where it may be used as a renewable feedstock for the production of biofuels and other sustainable materials. Overall, methyl oleate is a versatile and useful ingredient with a wide range of practical applications in both industry and research.

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