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Iodine is a chemical element of the Halogen family with atomic number 53. It is represented by symbol I. It exists as diatomic solid, I2(S).Iodine is an essential part of our diet deficiency of which cause Goiter.
Chile saltpeter contains trace amount of Sodium Iodate (NaIO3) and Sodium Periodate (NaIO4) as impurity. An important property of Chile saltpeter is that it is soluble in water while its impurities….

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