sodium chlorate

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sodium chlorate

a colourless crystalline soluble compound used as a bleaching agent, weak antiseptic, and weedkiller. Formula: NaClO3

sodium chlorate

[′sōd·ē·əm ′klȯr‚āt]
(inorganic chemistry)
NaClO3 Water- and alcohol-soluble, colorless crystals with a saline taste; melts at 255°C; used as a medicine, weed killer, defoliant, and oxidizing agent, and in matches, explosives, and bleaching.