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Is tallow fatty alcohol vegan?

Tallow fatty alcohol is a non-vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is tallow fatty alcohol?

Tallow fatty alcohol is a versatile ingredient commonly used in the production of various personal care and cosmetic products, as well as in industrial applications. It is derived from tallow, which is a rendered form of beef or mutton fat, and is composed primarily of long-chain fatty alcohols. Tallow fatty alcohol is prized for its emollient and moisturizing properties, making it an ideal ingredient for skincare products such as lotions, creams, and moisturizers. It also serves as a thickening agent in some formulations and can improve the texture and stability of products. Additionally, tallow fatty alcohol is used in industrial applications such as lubricants, plastics, and coatings due to its unique properties.

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