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1 Acetone undergoes oxidation to acetate ion during the formation of iodoform. The Hypoiodite stronger oxidizing agent so it can convert acetone into iodoform whereas iodide ion is a reducing agent so it cannot act as oxidizing agent.
Hypoiodite is an oxidising agent whereas iodine is a reducing agent. Intead of hypoiodite iodine in presence of an alkali can be used, anyway they react to form hypoiodite
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