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Periodate is an ion. Its chemical formula is either IO4- (metaperiodate) or IO65- (orthoperiodate). They are the salts of periodic acid. The iodine is in its +7 oxidation state. Periodates are similar to perchlorates. They are strong oxidizing agents. Sodium periodate is the most common periodate.

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