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Space-filling model of the iodate anion

Iodate is an ion. Its chemical formula is IO3-. The iodine is in the +5 oxidation state. It can be made by reduction of periodate. They are similar to chlorates. They react with acids to make iodic acid. They are salts of iodic acid. An example would be sodium iodate.

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