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Bromine reacts with hydroxide ion and disproportionates to bromate and bromide.This reaction has practical implications. Sea water and brine must be acidified (to pH 3.5) before elemental bromine, Br2, is liberated by adding chlorine, Cl2.
W. Büchner, R. Schliebs, G. Winter, K.H. Büchel, Industrial Inorganic Chemistry, VCH, 1989
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|Bromate ion||Reactions Using||Reactions Forming|
|Bromide ion||Reactions Using||Reactions Forming|
|Water||Reactions Using||Reactions Forming|
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