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Is potassium hydroxide vegan?

Potassium hydroxide is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is potassium hydroxide?

Potassium hydroxide is a chemical compound that has a wide range of applications in various industries, including food processing. Also known as caustic potash, it is a white, odorless solid that is highly corrosive and alkaline in nature. In the food industry, potassium hydroxide is used as a food ingredient for various purposes, such as pH adjustment, flavor enhancement, and as a processing aid. It is commonly used in the production of chocolates, caramels, and other food products that require alkaline conditions. However, it should be used with caution as it can cause burns and irritation to the skin and eyes.

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