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913 : Lanoline

A wax from sheep. It is excreted by the skin of the sheep and extracted from the wool.

Function & Characteristics:
Coating and in chewing gum

Chewing gum. Main use is in cosmetics.

Acceptable daily intake (ADI) :
None determined

Side effects:
None known.

Dietary restrictions:
None. 913 can be used by all religious groups and vegetarians, but not by vegans.


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