sodium chlorite

noun

Definition of sodium chlorite

: a crystalline salt NaClO2 usually made by reaction of sodium hydroxide with chlorine dioxide from the reduction of a chlorate and used chiefly as a bleaching and oxidizing agent

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“Sodium chlorite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sodium%20chlorite. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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