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Is monooléate de polyoxyéthylène de sorbitane vegan?

Monooléate de polyoxyéthylène de sorbitane 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 monooléate de polyoxyéthylène de sorbitane?

Monooléate de polyoxyéthylène de sorbitane, also known as polysorbate 80, is a synthetic compound commonly used as an emulsifier and surfactant in food products. It is a yellowish liquid that is water-soluble and has a mild odor. Polysorbate 80 is derived from sorbitol, a sugar alcohol, and is made by reacting it with ethylene oxide, which produces a molecule with multiple ethylene oxide units. This compound is commonly used in ice cream, baked goods, salad dressings, and other processed foods to improve texture, stabilize mixtures, and prevent separation. It is considered safe for human consumption by regulatory authorities in many countries.

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