Agent Name

Metaperiodic acid

CAS Number

13444-71-8

Formula

H-I-O4

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Periodic acid (HIO4); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Halogens, Inorganic Compounds

Description

White solid; [Hawley]

Sources/Uses

Used as oxidizing agent and paper additive; [Hawley]

Comments

An irritant; [Hawley] See "Periodic acid," Potassium periodate," and "Sodium m-periodate."

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