Cr2O72- + 14 H+ + 12 (I)- 2 Cr + 6 I2 + 7 H2O

This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:

12 I-I - 12 e- 12 I0 (oxidation)

2 CrVI + 12 e- 2 Cr0 (reduction)

I- is a reducing agent, Cr2O72- is an oxidizing agent.

Reactants:

  • Cr2O72-
  • H+
  • I-

Products:

  • Cr
    • Names: Chromium source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-07source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Chromium metal source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Cr source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-07
    • Appearance: Grey powder source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04; Blue-white to steel-gray, lustrous, brittle, hard, odorless solid. source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02
  • I2
    • Names: Iodine source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Jod source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04, Iode source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04
    • Appearance: Bluish black or dark purple crystals with pungent odour source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04; Violet solid with a sharp, characteristic odor. 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