8 HCl + 2 KI + 2 CeO2 4 H2O + I2 + 2 KCl + 2 CeCl3

This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:

2 CeIV + 2 e- 2 CeIII (reduction)

2 I-I - 2 e- 2 I0 (oxidation)

CeO2 is an oxidizing agent, KI is a reducing agent.

Reactants:

  • 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
  • KI
    • Names: Potassium iodide source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, KI source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Thyrosafe source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02
  • CeO2Cerium(IV) oxide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: Ceric oxide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Ceria source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Cerium dioxide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: White or pale yellow solid | slightly hygroscopic source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27

Products:

  • 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
  • I2
    • Names: Iodine source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02, Jod source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04, Iode source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04
    • Appearance: Bluish black or dark purple crystals with pungent odour source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04; Violet solid with a sharp, characteristic odor. source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
  • 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
  • CeCl3Cerium(III) chloride source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Cerium trichloride source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
    • Other names: Cerous chloride source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, [CeCl3] source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, CeCl3 source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Fine white powder source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27