Traces of animal fat in Scottish polymer banknotes, producer says

Traces of animal fat in Scottish polymer banknotes, producer says
 

The company that produces Scottish polymer banknotes has admitted they contain "minute traces" of animal fat.
The three main Scottish banks, Clydesdale Bank, Bank of Scotland and Royal Bank of Scotland, had been told that the £5 notes were vegan-friendly.
However, De La Rue, which makes the notes, said more detailed analysis had revealed animal derivative equivalent to a maximum of 0.003% per banknote.
A spokesman said it was trying to address the problem with its suppliers.
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