2 HClO (aq) O2 (g) + 2 HCl (aq)

This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:

2 ClI + 4 e- 2 Cl-I (reduction)

2 O-II - 4 e- 2 O0 (oxidation)

HClO is an oxidizing agent, HClO is a reducing agent.

This is a gas evolution reaction, O2 is the formed gas.

Reactants:

  • HClOHypochlorous acid, chloric(I) acid, chloranol, hydroxidochlorine source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
    • Other names: Hypochlorous acid source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Hydrogen hypochlorite source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Chlorine hydroxide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: Colorless aqueous solution source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27

Products:

  • 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
  • HClChlorane source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Hydrogen chloride source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: Hydrochloric acid source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02, Hydrochloric acid gas source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, HCl source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Colorless, transparent liquid, fumes in air if concentrated source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; Colorless gas source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; Colourless compressed liquefied gas with pungent odour source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04; Colorless to slightly yellow gas with a pungent, irritating odor. [Note: Shipped as a liquefied compressed gas.] source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02