H2O + 16 HCl + 2 K2Cr2O7 + 3 As2O3 4 KCl + 4 CrCl3 + 6 H3AsO4

This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:

6 AsIII - 12 e- 6 AsV (oxidation)

4 CrVI + 12 e- 4 CrIII (reduction)

As2O3 is a reducing agent, K2Cr2O7 is an oxidizing agent.

Reactants:

  • H2OWater, oxidane source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
    • Other names: Water (H2O) source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Hydrogen hydroxide (HH or HOH) source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Hydrogen oxide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: White crystalline solid, almost colorless liquid with a hint of blue, colorless gas source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
  • 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
  • K2Cr2O7Potassium dichromate(VI) source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: Potassium dichromate source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04, Chromium potassium oxide source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Dipotassium dichromium heptaoxide source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Red-orange crystalline solid source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; Orange-to-red crystals source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04
  • 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:

  • KCl
    • Names: Potassium chloride source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04, Sylvite source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Muriate of potash source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: White crystalline solid source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; Colourless hygroscopic crystals source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04
  • CrCl3Chromium(III) chloride source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Chromium trichloride source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04
    • Other names: Chromic chloride source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04, Chromium(iii) chloride (anhydrous) source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04, Chromium(3+) trichloride source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Purple (anhydrous), dark green (hexahydrate) source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; Violet crystals source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04
  • H3AsO4Arsenic acid, arsoric acid source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
    • Other names: Arsenic acid source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Orthoarsenic acid source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Desiccant L-10 source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: White translucent crystals | hygroscopic. source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; Colourless-to-pale-green-viscous liquid source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04