What is Potassium iodate?
Potassium iodate has good stability characteristics and is approved as an iodine supplement, It is an effective oxidizing agent that has applications for food manufacturing and chemical synthesis. For example: accelerating the fermentation reactions in bread dough that enable bread to rise on baking.
- Food industries
|Molar mass||214.001 g/mol|
|Appearance||white crystalline powder|
|Melting point||560 °C (1,040 °F; 833 K) (decomposes)|
|Solubility in water||
4.74 g/100 mL (0 °C)
9.16 g/100 mL (25 °C)
32.3 g/100 mL (100 °C)
soluble in KI solution
insoluble in alcohol, liquid ammonia, nitric a