Na(NO3) + 5 NaN3 3 Na2O + 8 N2

This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:

15 N-1/3 - 5 e- 15 N0 (oxidation)

NV + 5 e- N0 (reduction)

NaN3 is a reducing agent, Na(NO3) is an oxidizing agent (synproportionation).

Reactants:

  • Na(NO3)
  • NaN3
    • Names: Sodium azide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Sodium trinitride source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27, Smite source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: Colorless to white solid source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27; Colourless hexagonal crystals source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04; Colorless to white, odorless, crystalline solid. [pesticide] [Note: Forms hydrazoic acid (HN3) in water.] source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02

Products:

  • Na2OSodium oxide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04
    • Other names: Disodium oxide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04, Sodium monoxide source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04, Disodium monoxide source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04
    • Appearance: White solid source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27; White lumps or powder source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04
  • N2
    • Names: Dinitrogen source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-07, Nitrogen (compressed gas) source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04, Nitrogen (liquified) source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04
    • Appearance: Odourless colourless compressed gas source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04; Odourless colourless extremely cold liquid source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04