5 CH3CH2OH + 12 MnO4- + 36 H+ 12 (Mn)2+ + 10 CO2 + 33 H2O

This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:

12 MnVII + 60 e- 12 MnII (reduction)

10 C-II - 60 e- 10 CIV (oxidation)

Reactants:

  • CH3CH2OHEthanol source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: Absolute alcohol source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Alcohol source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02, Cologne spirit source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Colorless liquid source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; Colourless liquid with characteristic odour source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04; Clear, colorless liquid with a weak, ethereal, vinous odor. source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
  • MnO4-
  • H+

Products:

  • Mn2+
  • 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
  • H2OWater, oxidane source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
    • Other names: Water (H2O) source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Hydrogen hydroxide (HH or HOH) source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Hydrogen oxide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: White crystalline solid, almost colorless liquid with a hint of blue, colorless gas source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27