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#1 Old 12-22-2005, 06:32 PM
 
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i dotn know what it is. is it ok for me to eat it???
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#2 Old 12-22-2005, 07:07 PM
 
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i dotn know what it is. is it ok for me to eat it???





What is it?



Propylene glycol is a derivative of natural gas. It is commonly used in a variety of consumer products and food products, including deodorants, pharmaceuticals, moisturizing lotions, and fat-free ice cream and sour cream products.



What does it do?



Propylene glycol helps form the base for our deodorants. Sodium stearate (soap) is the ingredient that causes these products to gel or take on a form that is more viscous or solid. Once suspended in a gel, the other ingredients in these products can be properly applied in the manner consumers expect.



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#3 Old 12-23-2005, 02:17 PM
 
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Why would you *want* to eat it?

Propylene glycol is a non-food.

Personally, I won't even use deodorant with p.g. in it.
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#4 Old 12-23-2005, 03:51 PM
 
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actually it is used in some foods. I have no idea why anyone would want to eat it either.
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#5 Old 12-25-2005, 10:24 AM
 
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In a word : NO



It is chemical-based boiled animal fat, and a carciginian, or whatever.
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#6 Old 12-25-2005, 10:35 AM
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Proplyene glycol is not made from an animal! It's a chemical compound.



I think it's very weird that it passed the tests for food safety.



It's used in anti-freeze liquid for cars, and brake fluid.



It's sometimes found in food. If you don't want to eat it, avoid the additive called "E1520".
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#7 Old 12-25-2005, 11:51 AM
 
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http://www.vegansociety.com/html/food/criteria.php



POSSIBLE ANIMAL DERIVED



E477 - propylene glycol esters of fatty acids; propane-1,2-diol esters of fatty acids
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#8 Old 12-27-2005, 05:56 PM
 
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i usually dont eat things that arent organic........



i was having a bad day.. but no one wnats to hear about that.



and im the only vegan in my family, and there was absolutely nothing vegan in the house except for these potato sticks thingies with that in them. so i went on here to see if i could eat it.... casue i was really hungry.
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