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Is %lactic acid vegan?

%lactic acid is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is %lactic acid?

Lactic acid is a natural organic acid that is commonly found in dairy products and fermented foods. It has a tangy, sour taste and is often used as a preservative, flavor enhancer, and pH adjuster in the food industry. Lactic acid also has antimicrobial properties, making it an effective natural alternative to synthetic preservatives. It is a popular ingredient in cosmetics and skincare products due to its ability to exfoliate and improve skin texture. Additionally, lactic acid is used in the production of biodegradable plastics and environmentally friendly cleaning products.

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