Sodium phosphite facts for kids

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Sodium phosphite is a chemical compound. It contains sodium and phosphite ions. Its chemical formula is Na3O3P.

Properties

It is a white solid. It is a salt of phosphorous acid. It is poisonous. It is a reducing agent.

Preparation

It is made by reacting sodium hydroxide with phosphorous acid.

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