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iodate

[′ī·ə‚dāt]
(inorganic chemistry)
A salt of iodic acid containing the IO3- radical; sodium and potassium iodates are the most important salts and are used in medicine.
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For example, Act 523 (1996) supports iodated salt usage and Legislative Instrument 1667 protects infants and young children from uncontrolled exposure to infant formula.
Considering the high prevalence of low urinary iodine concentration among the participants, we suggested that the poor educational background of the mothers possibly influenced their decision to accept media advocacy on the nutritional benefits to be derived from using iodated salt to prepare meals for their families.