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Cooking oils are unsaturated triglycerides so Bromine add up on pi bonds,

R-CH=CH-(CH2)n-COOR + Br2 = R-CH(Br)-CH(Br)-(CH2)n-COOR , the confirmation of reaction is the decolourisation of Bromine.

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