AsH3 + 8 HNO3 H3AsO4 + 8 NO2 + 4 H2O

This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:

As-III - 8 e- AsV (oxidation)

8 NV + 8 e- 8 NIV (reduction)

AsH3 is a reducing agent, HNO3 is an oxidizing agent.

Reactants:

  • AsH3Arsenic trihydride 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, Arsane source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Trihydridoarsenic source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: Arsine source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Arseniuretted hydrogen source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Arsenous hydride source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Colourless gas source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27; Colourless compressed liquefied gas with characteristic odour source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04; Colorless gas with a mild, garlic-like odor. [Note: Shipped as a liquefied compressed gas.] source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02
  • HNO3Nitric acid source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: Aqua fortis source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Spirit of niter source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Eau forte source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: Colorless, yellow or red fuming liquid source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27; Colourless-to-yellow liquid with pungent odour source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04; Colorless, yellow, or red, fuming liquid with an acrid, suffocating odor. [Note: Often used in an aqueous solution. Fuming nitric acid is concentrated nitric acid that contains dissolved nitrogen dioxide.] source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02

Products:

  • H3AsO4Arsenic acid, arsoric acid source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
    • Other names: Arsenic acid source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Orthoarsenic acid source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27, Desiccant L-10 source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: White translucent crystals | hygroscopic. source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27; Colourless-to-pale-green-viscous liquid source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04
  • NO2Nitrogen dioxide 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
    • Other names: Nitrogen(IV) oxide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27, Deutoxide of nitrogen source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27, Nitrogen peroxide source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Brown gas source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27; Reddish-brown gas or brown or yellow liquid with pungent odour source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04; Yellowish-brown liquid or reddish-brown gas (above 70°F) with a pungent, acrid odor. [Note: In solid form (below 15°F) it is found structurally as N2O4.] 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