Sodium phosphite

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Sodium phosphite structure

Sodium phosphite is a chemical compound. It contains sodium and phosphite ions. Its chemical formula is Na3PO3.

Properties[change | change source]

It is a white solid. It is a salt of phosphorous acid. It is poisonous. It is a reducing agent.

Preparation[change | change source]

It is made by reacting sodium hydroxide with phosphorous acid.

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