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Is polyoxyethylen-sorbitan-monostearat vegan?

Polyoxyethylen-sorbitan-monostearat 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 polyoxyethylen-sorbitan-monostearat?

Polyoxyethylene sorbitan monostearate, also known as polysorbate 60, is a versatile food ingredient that is commonly used as an emulsifier and stabilizer. It is derived from sorbitol, a sugar alcohol, and stearic acid, a saturated fatty acid found in many animal and plant fats. Polysorbate 60 is a yellowish liquid that is soluble in water and alcohol, and is commonly used in baked goods, desserts, ice cream, and salad dressings. It helps to prevent the separation of ingredients and create a smooth and creamy texture. Polysorbate 60 is generally considered safe for consumption in moderate amounts and is approved by the FDA as a food additive.

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