C + 2 CuO CO2 + 2 Cu

This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:

2 CuII + 4 e- 2 Cu0 (reduction)

C0 - 4 e- CIV (oxidation)

CuO 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
  • CuOCopper(II) oxide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: Cupric oxide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Copper monoxide source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Copper oxide source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Black to brown powder source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27

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
  • Cu
    • Names: Copper source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-07source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04, Copper (dusts and mists, as Cu) source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02, Cu source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-07
    • Appearance: Solid in various forms. turns green on exposure to moist air source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04; Reddish, lustrous, malleable, odorless solid. source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02