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bromate

[′brō‚māt]
(chemistry)
BrO3-A negative ion derived from bromic acid, HBrO3
A salt of bromic acid.
C9H9ClO3 A light brown solid with a melting point of 118-119°C; used as a herbicide to control weeds in crops such as flax, cereals, and legumes.
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see also Jyllian Kemsley, Bromate in Los Angeles Water, 85 CHEMICAL & ENGINEERING NEWS, Dec.
The use of bromates is against the law in Europe but allowed in the U.