HClO4 (l) 2 O2 (g) + HCl (aq)

This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:

ClVII + 8 e- Cl-I (reduction)

4 O-II - 8 e- 4 O0 (oxidation)

HClO4 is an oxidizing agent, HClO4 is a reducing agent.

Reactants:

  • HClO4Chloric(VII) acid source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
    • Other names: Perchloric acid source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Hyperchloric acid source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Perchloric acid (72% solution) source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04, Hydronium perchlorate source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04
    • Appearance: Colorless liquid source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; Colourless liquid with pungent odour source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04

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