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Potassium Iodate

It is used as an oxidizing agent. Potassium Iodate is a Potassium salt of Iodic Acid, available as odorless white powder Potassium Iodate is an oxidizing agent and as such it can cause fires if in contact with combustible materials or reducing agents.

Product Potassium Iodate
CAS No. 7588-02-3
Molecular formula KIO3
Molecular weight 214
Description White fine Crystalline Powder
Assay (Iodometric, Dry basis) Min. 99.0 %
Clarity of 5% w/v Solution in water Clear & Colourless
pH ( 5 % w/v in water ) 6.0 ┬ĘC 9.0

Maximum Limits of Impurities

Loss on drying ( 105 0C, 2 hours ) 0.5 %
Bromides & Chloride (as CI) 0.02 %
Iodide (as I) 0.005 %
Sulphate (as SO4) 0.01 %
Iron (as Fe) 0.001 %
Heavy metals (as Pb) 0.002 %