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Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil

Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil


Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil is a mixture of triglycerides of fatty acids of vegetable origin.


Category. Pharmaceutical aid.


Description. An almost white, fine powder at room temperature and a pale yellow, oily liquid above its melting point. 


Solubility. Soluble in hexane and in hot propan-2-ol; practically insoluble in water.   




Complies with the tests for Acid value (2.3.23), iodine value (2.3.28) and saponification value (2.3.37).




Melting point (2.4.21). 57° to 70°, 


Acid value (2.3.23). Not more than 4.0. 


Iodine value (2.3.28). Not more than 5. 


Saponification value (2.3.37). 175 to 205. 


Unsaponifiable matter (2.3.39). Not more than 0.8 per cent w/w.


Heavy metals (2.3.13). 2.0 g complies with limit test for heavy metals, Method B (10 ppm).


Loss on drying (2.4.19). Not more than 0.1 per cent, determined on 5.0 g by drying in oven at 105° for 4 hours.  


Storage. Store at a temperature between 8° to 25°. 


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