Hydrogenated Soy Oil
Excipient (pharmacologically inactive substance)
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jul 21, 2018.
What is it?
Hydrogenated soy oil, also known as soybean oil, is a major food fat in the American dietary. Food uses of hydrogenated soybean oil are in the production of margarine, shortening, and salad and cooking oils. It is often used for frying and baking and is marketed as vegetable oil. Soybean oil is obtained from soybeans by expression or solvent extraction and contains triglycerides of linoleic acid, oleic acid, linolenic acid, and saturated fatty acids.
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