3 C (s) + 2 Na2Cr2O7 (aq) CO2 (g) + 2 Na2CO3 (aq) + 2 Cr2O3 (s)

This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:

3 C0 - 12 e- 3 CIV (oxidation)

4 CrVI + 12 e- 4 CrIII (reduction)

C is a reducing agent, Na2Cr2O7 is an oxidizing 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
  • Na2Cr2O7Sodium dichromate source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: Chromic acid disodium salt source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Sodium dichromate (anhydrous) source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04, Disodium salt source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Bright orange source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; Red-to-orange hygroscopic crystals 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
  • Na2CO3Sodium carbonate source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: Soda ash source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04, Washing soda source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Soda crystals source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: White solid, hygroscopic source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; White hygroscopic powder source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04
  • Cr2O3
    • Names: Chromium(III) oxide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Chromium sesquioxide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Chromia source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Light to dark green, fine crystals source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; Light-to-dark-green powder source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04