How To: Create potassium iodide using elemental iodine and potassium hydroxide

Create potassium iodide using elemental iodine and potassium hydroxide

Try out some home brewed chemistry by crafting your own potassium iodide using elemental iodine and potassium hydroxide, or in more scientific terms:

3I2 + 6KOH == 5KI + KIO3 + 3H2O

Potassium iodide is used in anti-radiation pills, but please do not attempt to ingest the chemicals created by this experiment.

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