DETAILS OF MONOGRAPH UNDER PREPARATION
|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°.