4 BF3 + 3 H2O 3 BF4- + 3 H+ + H3BO3

Reactants:

  • BF3
    • Names: Boron trifluoride source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Boron fluoride source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Trifluoroborane source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Colorless gas (anhydrous) | colorless liquid (dihydrate) source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27; Colourless compressed gas with pungent odour. forms white fumes in moist air source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04; Colorless gas with a pungent, suffocating odor. [Note: Forms dense white fumes in moist air. Shipped as a nonliquefied compressed gas.] source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02
  • H2OWater, oxidane source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
    • Other names: Water (H2O) source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27, Hydrogen hydroxide (HH or HOH) source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27, Hydrogen oxide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: White crystalline solid, almost colorless liquid with a hint of blue, colorless gas source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27

Products:

  • BF4-
  • H+
  • H3BO3Boric acid source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Trihydrooxidoboron source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
    • Other names: Orthoboric acid source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04, Boracic acid source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04, Sassolite source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: White crystalline solid source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27; Odourless colourless crystals or white powder source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04