Can't get enough Polysorbate 60 in my diet!

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by iMacattack, Apr 30, 2007.

  1. iMacattack

    iMacattack busy, too busy

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    http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/15.05/st_coolwhip.html

    So you like Cool Whip?

    What's in your food? :eek:

    Polysorbate 60
    Polysorbates are made by polymerizing ethylene oxide (a precursor to antifreeze) with a sugar alcohol derivative. The result can be a detergent, an emulsifier, or, in the case of polysorbate 60, a major ingredient in some sexual lubricants.

    Sorbitan Monostearate
    Chemists call this stuff synthetic wax, and it's sometimes used as a hemorrhoid cream. It's one of the magical substances that keep Cool Whip from turning to liquid over time in the fridge.

    Yummy! [​IMG]
     
  2. captnron

    captnron Guest

    Hey, I like what I like. ;D ;D ;D  Just whip it, whip it good!
     

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