Polysorbate 80 E433 also known as Tween 80.It is an amber/golden-colored viscous liquid. It is made from polyethoxylated sorbitan (chemical compounds derived from the dehydration of sugar alcohol) and oleic acid, a fatty acid found in animal and vegetable fats. Though it’s considered safe, some are convinced it has potentially dangerous health effects.
What Is Polysorbate 80 E433?
Polysorbate 80 E433 is a colorless to yellow liquid used as an emulsifier in foods. It is used in ice cream to make it smoother, easier to handle, and to increase its resistance to melting.
Possible Side Effects of Polysorbate 80 E433
GRAS Affirmation: No
Generally recognized as safe (GRAS) is an American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) designation that a chemical or substance added to food is considered safe by experts, and so is exempted from the usual Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) food additive tolerance requirements. Polysorbate 80 E433 is considered safe.
Special Populations Precaution
There is a lot of concern about diet and nutrition for these population, like Newborns, children, pregnant, sensitive to Polysorbate 80 populations. Better consult to your doctor if you would like to intake Polysorbate 80 E433.
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