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Is stearyl heptanoate vegan?

Stearyl heptanoate 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 stearyl heptanoate?

Stearyl heptanoate is a type of food ingredient commonly used as an emollient or skin conditioning agent in cosmetic and personal care products. It is a clear, colorless liquid that is derived from a combination of stearic acid and heptanoic acid. Stearyl heptanoate is known for its ability to enhance the texture and feel of food products, as well as provide a barrier against moisture loss. It is often used in baked goods, dairy products, and snack foods to improve their texture and shelf life. Additionally, it can also be found in some pharmaceutical products, such as ointments and lotions, due to its moisturizing properties.

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