Iodic Acid Formula

Iodic acid is a conjugate acid and is an iodine oxoacid. It is soluble in water and also exists in a pure state. Iodic acid can be obtained by oxidising iodine with strong oxidizers like nitric acid, hydrogen peroxide, chloric acid and chlorine. It is also known as monoiodic acid, trioxoiodic acid, hydrogen trioxoiodate, hydroxidodioxidoiodine and iodic(V) acid. The property value of hydrogen bond donor and hydrogen bond acceptor are 1 and 3 respectively.

Following is the table of formulas of iodic acid:

Molecular formula HIO3
Linear formula HIO3
The Simplified molecular-input line-entry system (SMILES) O=I(=O)O

Structure Of Iodic Acid

Iodic Acid Formula

Properties Of Iodic Acid

IUPAC name Iodic acid
Molecular formula HIO3
Molecular mass 175.909 g/mol
Melting point 110℃
Density 4.629 g/cm3

Uses Of Iodic Acid

  • It is used in the salt industry to synthesise sodium and potassium iodate to increase the iodine content in the salt.
  • In analytical chemistry, it is used as a strong acid.
  • It is used as a standardized solution for both weak as well as the strong acid.

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