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What It Is:
A Synthetic Compound (non-natural)
Viscous (consistant, resist flow)
Semi-solid at Room Temperature
Nonionic Oil-in-Water Emulsifier
What It Is Made Of:
Is a synthetic compound (non-natural) that is made from
-a synthetic compound
stearate and palmitate esters of
-natural fatty acid
Stearates and palmitates are esters that come from stearic acid and palmitic acid, respectively.
Sorbitol is a sweet powdering substance that is found naturally in many fruits.
In more common terms it is made up of...
What Is Its Chemical Formula:
Sorbitol - C
Ethylene Oxide - CH
Stearic Acid - C
What Its Compounds Contain:
The compounds in polysorbate 60 contain fatty acids.
These fatty acids praticuly always are from types of vegetable oils.
They may also contain some animal fat.
What makes up some of these compounds can vary and is only known, for certain, by the producer
What It Can Be Found In:
ice cream bars
hair growth products
What It Does:
It acts as an emulsifier (something that suspends a liquid in another liquid) in the Twinkie's cream.
It basically keeps the cream from separating into different substances.
It works as a replacement for the cream and eggs that would go in the filling of the twinkie.
It causes that smooth consistency that Twinkie cream contains.
It is more common than using natural products because it is much more cost efficient.
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