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Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V5 #16

> Date: Sun, 07 Apr 2002 01:12:42 -0700
> From: Jerry Baker <jerrybaker at weirdness_com>
> Subject: Re: Potassium permanganata
> JOlson8590 at aol_com wrote:
> >
> > I would give you the caution statement for DiHydrogen Oxide, but I fear
> > might be interpreted as disparaging your giving us the MSDS for
> > Permanganate, and I certainly do not wish to do that.
> I have heard of water described that way before, but it always seemed to
> be unnatural. Wouldn't it be more correct to say hydrogen hydroxide?
> After all, acid-base theory would have that water is really a collection
> of roughly equal parts of H+ and OH- ions...no?
> - --
> Jerry Baker

If you would like to get technical water is equal parts of H30+ (Hydronium
if I am remebering the spelling correctly) and OH-.