C2H2 (g) + 2 O2 (g) H2 (g) + 2 CO2 (g)

This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:

2 C-I - 10 e- 2 CIV (oxidation)

2 HI + 2 e- 2 H0 (reduction)

4 O0 + 8 e- 4 O-II (reduction)

C2H2 is a reducing agent, C2H2 is an oxidizing agent, O2 is an oxidizing agent.

Reactants:

  • C2H2Acetylene source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02, Ethyne source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: Ethine source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02, HC#CH source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, [CH(CH)] source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Colorless gas source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; Colourless gas dissolved in acetone under pressure source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04; Colorless gas with a faint, ethereal odor. [Note: Commercial grade has a garlic-like odor. Shipped under pressure dissolved in acetone.] source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
  • O2
    • Names: Dioxygen source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-07, Oxygen source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-07, Oxygen (liquefied) source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04
    • Appearance: Odourless compressed gas source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04; Liquefied gas. colourless-to-blue extremely cold liquid source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04

Products:

  • H2
    • Names: Dihydrogen source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-07, Hydrogen source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-07, H2 source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-07
    • Appearance: Odourless colourless compressed gas source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04
  • CO2
    • Names: Carbon dioxide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02, CO2 source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Carbonic acid gas source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Colorless gas source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; Odourless colourless compressed liquefied gas source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04; Colorless, odorless gas. [Note: Shipped as a liquefied compressed gas. Solid form is utilized as dry ice.] source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02