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Sulfurous acid chemical structure

Sulfurous acid is a weak acid with the chemical formula H2SO3. It is produced by dissolving sulfur dioxide in water. Bases deprotonate (remove the Hydrogen ion) it to produce sulfites. It tends to turn back into sulfur dioxide and water again. It is a weak reducing agent.

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