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- n. Plural form of bromate.
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Its salts are known as bromates, and are as a general rule difficultly soluble in water, and decomposed by heat, with evolution of oxygen.
Coke apparently used purification and taste-enhancement chemistry to transform water into their expensive bottled water – in the process producing bromates, which are carcinogenic and forced the company to recall the water.
BREAD FLOUR is made with hard wheat and works well for yeast breads, but only if it is free of chemicals and bromates.
I use unbleached flour with no bromates or chemical additives for most of my baking.
Müntz has shown that soil is capable of oxidising iodides to hypo-iodides and iodates, and bromides to hypo-bromides and bromates.
Then you have the bromine chain, specialties of clear brines, hydrobromic acid, the bromates and bromine-intermediate into our food safety chain.