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Is monoestearato de sorbitán polioxietilenado vegan?

Monoestearato de sorbitán polioxietilenado 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 monoestearato de sorbitán polioxietilenado?

Monoestearato de sorbitán polioxietilenado is a food ingredient that is commonly used as an emulsifier, which helps to blend ingredients together that would normally separate. This ingredient is derived from sorbitol, a natural sugar alcohol, and is chemically modified with ethylene oxide. The resulting compound is a pale yellow, waxy substance that is water-soluble and has a faint odor. Monoestearato de sorbitán polioxietilenado is used in a wide range of food products, including baked goods, dairy products, and salad dressings, as well as in non-food items such as personal care products and pharmaceuticals. It is generally recognized as safe for human consumption by regulatory agencies around the world.

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