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Is tallow acid vegan?

Tallow acid is a non-vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is tallow acid?

Tallow acid is a fatty acid derived from animal fats, particularly from beef or mutton tallow. It is a versatile ingredient commonly used in the production of soaps, candles, and lubricants due to its high melting point and excellent emulsifying properties. Tallow acid is also used as a raw material in the manufacturing of various cosmetic products, such as shampoos, conditioners, and creams. Its ability to improve the texture and viscosity of these products makes it a popular choice among cosmetic formulators. Tallow acid is considered a natural and sustainable ingredient, as it is a byproduct of the meat industry and does not require additional resources to produce.

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