potassium bromate


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potassium bromate

[pə′tas·ē·əm ′brō‚māt]
(inorganic chemistry)
KBrO3 Water-soluble, white crystals, melting at 434°C; insoluble in alcohol; strong oxidizer and a fire hazard; used in analytical chemistry and as an additive for permanent-wave compounds.
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Influence of potassium bromate dosage to electrochemical fingerprints of Radix Paeoniae Alba
A possible role for oxidative stress in potassium bromate (KBrO3) carcinogenesis.
A report by Centre for Science and Environment ( CSE) said nearly 84 per cent of 38 commonly available brands of pre- packaged breads, including pav and buns, tested positive for potassium bromate and potassium iodate, banned in many countries, listed as hazardous for public health.
But potassium bromate is listed as a known human carcinogen by the state of California and a possible human carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer.
Dough conditioners: Azodicarbonamide, calcium peroxide, L-cysteine, mono-and diglycerides, potassium bromate, sodium metabisulfite
Minister of National Economy Hasan Abu Libdeh said in a press conference that reports about Potassium Bromate in baking bread were exaggerated and its use was limited.
Citoprotective effect of camu-camu Myrciaria dubia on three celular lines of mouse exposed in vivo to potassium bromate
Confirmed mutant strains were tested at both temperatures (25[degrees]C and 37[degrees]C) on potassium chlorate (200 mM) with arginine (10 mM); potassium bromate (200 mM) with arginine (10 mM)) and on non-selective media (sodium nitrate, sodium nitrite and hypoxanthine (10 mM).
The cafe worker admitted allowing potassium bromate to be taken by her husband, two daughters, her grandfather and a colleague.
Potassium bromate is an oxidizer; its effects are evident near the end of the baking process (at the end of final proof and beginning of the bake).
A recent study published in the Journal of Agricultural & Food Chemistry highlighted the qualities of bilberry extract in protecting an organism from renal damage caused by potassium bromate (KBrO3)--an environmental pollutant that can be formed as a byproduct in the process of ozone purification of drinking water.