Not a clean label ingredient

Brominated Vegetable Oil

Also known as: BVO

Brominated vegetable oil (BVO) is a complex mixture of plant-derived triglycerides that have been reacted to contain atoms of the element bromine bonded to the molecules. BVO is primarily used  for its emulsification properties.

It is generally used in beverage products — aids in suspension and prevents matrix from separating during distribution.

Note: BVO is one of four substances that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has defined as interim food additives.

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