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Is sorbitan isostearate vegan?

Sorbitan isostearate 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 sorbitan isostearate?

Sorbitan isostearate is a food-grade emulsifier derived from the esterification of sorbitan with isostearic acid. This ingredient is commonly used in the food industry to improve the texture and consistency of various products, such as spreads, dressings, and confectionery items. It functions by reducing the surface tension between immiscible liquids and helps to stabilize the emulsion. Sorbitan isostearate is considered safe for consumption by regulatory authorities and has no reported adverse health effects. It is also used in the cosmetic industry as a surfactant and emulsifier in skincare and personal care products.

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