2 HCl + 2 NaH + C5H8O2 → 2 NaCl + C5H12O2
This is an acid-base reaction (neutralization): HCl is an acid, NaH is a base.
This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:
5 C-4/5 + 4 e- → 5 C-8/5 (reduction)
2 H-I - 4 e- → 2 HI (oxidation)
C5H8O2 is an oxidizing agent, NaH is a reducing agent.
- HCl – Chlorane , Hydrogen chloride
- Other names: Hydrochloric acid , Hydrochloric acid gas , HCl
- Appearance: Colorless, transparent liquid, fumes in air if concentrated ; Colorless gas ; Colourless compressed liquefied gas with pungent odour ; Colorless to slightly yellow gas with a pungent, irritating odor. [Note: Shipped as a liquefied compressed gas.]