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Is p-hidroxibenzoat de metil vegan?

P-hidroxibenzoat de metil is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is p-hidroxibenzoat de metil?

P-hidroxibenzoat de metil, also known as methylparaben, is a food preservative commonly used in processed foods, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals. It is a white crystalline powder with a slightly sweet odor and is soluble in alcohol and slightly soluble in water. Methylparaben helps prevent the growth of bacteria and fungi in food products, thereby extending their shelf life. However, there has been some controversy surrounding its safety, as some studies have linked it to hormone disruption and other health concerns. Nonetheless, it is still widely used in the food industry as an effective preservative.

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