3 C + 2 As2O3 3 CO2 + As4

This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:

4 AsIII + 12 e- 4 As0 (reduction)

3 C0 - 12 e- 3 CIV (oxidation)

As2O3 is an oxidizing agent, C is a reducing agent.

Reactants:

  • C
    • Names: Carbon black source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02, Acetylene black source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02, Channel black source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Odourless black pellets or extremely fine powder source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04; Black, odorless solid. source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
  • As2O3Diarsenic trioxide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04
    • Other names: Arsenic trioxide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04, Arsenic(III) oxide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Arsenic sesquioxide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: White solid source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; White lumps or crystalline powder source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04

Products:

  • CO2
    • Names: Carbon dioxide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02, CO2 source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Carbonic acid gas source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Colorless gas source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; Odourless colourless compressed liquefied gas source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04; Colorless, odorless gas. [Note: Shipped as a liquefied compressed gas. Solid form is utilized as dry ice.] source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
  • As4
    • Names: Tetraarsenic source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-03, As4 source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-03, Arsenic tetramer source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-03