2 Cl2 + C5H12 2 HCl + C5H10Cl2

This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:

5 C-12/5 - 4 e- 5 C-8/5 (oxidation)

4 Cl0 + 4 e- 4 Cl-I (reduction)

C5H12 is a reducing agent, Cl2 is an oxidizing agent.

Reactants:

  • Cl2
    • Names: Chlorine source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02, Molecular chlorine source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Greenish-yellow compressed liquefied gas with pungent odour source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04; Greenish-yellow gas with a pungent, irritating odor. [Note: Shipped as a liquefied compressed gas.] source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
  • C5H12Pentane source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: Quintane; Refrigerant-4-13-0 source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, N-pentane source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04, N-Pentane source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Colourless liquid source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; Colourless liquid with characteristic odour source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04; Colorless liquid with a gasoline-like odor. [Note: A gas above 97°F. May be utilized as a fuel.] source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02

Products:

  • HClChlorane source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Hydrogen chloride source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: Hydrochloric acid source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02, Hydrochloric acid gas source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, HCl source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Colorless, transparent liquid, fumes in air if concentrated source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; Colorless gas source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; Colourless compressed liquefied gas with pungent odour source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04; Colorless to slightly yellow gas with a pungent, irritating odor. [Note: Shipped as a liquefied compressed gas.] source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
  • C5H10Cl2