Grundfos, the award-winning world leader in advanced pump solutions, recently organized a forum on bromate
in Riyadh's Movenpick Hotel.
Influence of potassium bromate
dosage to electrochemical fingerprints of Radix Paeoniae Alba
It creates stronger dough in baked goods, replacing oxidants such as bromate
is carcinogenic and mutagenic to humans (Ding et al.
Gordon has published numerous works including co-authoring "Measuring Oxidant Species in Electrolyzed Salt Brine Solutions," "A Comparison of Sulfite Ion and Reduced Iron for the Removal of Bromate
Ion," "Preliminary Data on the Fate of Bromate
Ion in Simulated Gastric Juices" and "Bleach 2001.
Moreover, Jebel Ali Operations Desalination Plant identified and implemented an alternative water disinfection method using chlorine dioxide which has consequently reduced the bromate
level in the product water to less than 3 ppb (below detectable level).
As an alternative to potassium dichromate, use of sodium bromate
as cathodic electron acceptor had also been reported .
A report by Centre for Science and Environment ( CSE) said nearly 84 per cent of 38 commonly available brands of pre- packaged breads, including pav and buns, tested positive for potassium bromate
and potassium iodate, banned in many countries, listed as hazardous for public health.
Pre-programmed free applications, like bromate
and brewery tests, make it the right choice for drinking water and beverage testing.
Water: Basic Information About Regulated Drinking Water Contaminants > Basic Information about Disinfection Byproducts in Drinking Water: Total Trihalomethanes, Haloacetic Acids, Bromate
, and Chlorite [website].
On Monday, there were reports that the department of food control at the Ministry of Regional Municipalities and Water Resources had pulled up some of the leading brands manufacturing bottled water due to the presence of bromate
potassium beyond the permissible limits.
But potassium bromate
is listed as a known human carcinogen by the state of California and a possible human carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer.