Iodous acid

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Iodous acid
Iodige Saeure.png
Ball-and-stick model of iodous acid
Space-filling model of iodous acid
Names
IUPAC name
iodous acid
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.032.011
Properties
HIO2
Molar mass 159.911
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

Iodous acid is the chemical compound with the formula HIO2. Its salts are named iodites; these are exceedingly unstable and have been observed but never isolated.[1] They will rapidly disproportionate to molecular iodine and iodates.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Greenwood, Norman N.; Earnshaw, Alan (1997). Chemistry of the Elements (2nd ed.). Butterworth-Heinemann. ISBN 0-08-037941-9.