Potassium bromate has been used as a dough conditioner by the
baking industry for about 80 years. No long-term health problems have
been conclusively linked to its use. But evidence of potential negative
health effects has been published. For this reason, the industry has
voluntarily reduced the amount of bromate bro·mate
1. A salt of bromic acid.
2. An ion of bromic acid.
To treat a substance chemically with a bromate.