hypophosphorous acid definition

  • noun:
    • an obvious, colorless or slightly yellow liquid, H3PO2, made use of as a reducing agent.
    • A pale yellowish liquid, H3PO2, made use of as a reducing broker.
    • a definite or yellowish monobasic acid (H3PO2)
  • adjective:
    • , an acid, H3PO2, whoever salts are manufactured because of the action of barium hygrate on phosphorus. It might be gotten from the liquid solution, by exaporation and freezing, as a white crystalline substance. It is a robust limiting broker.

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