4 HCl (aq) + PbO2 (s) 2 H2O (l) + Cl2 (g) + PbCl2 (s)

This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:

PbIV + 2 e- PbII (reduction)

2 Cl-I - 2 e- 2 Cl0 (oxidation)

PbO2 is an oxidizing agent, HCl 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
  • PbO2Lead(IV) oxide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04
    • Other names: Lead dioxide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04, Plumbic oxide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Plattnerite source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Lead peroxide source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04
    • Appearance: Dark-brown, black powder source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; Brown crystals or powder source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04

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
  • 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
  • PbCl2Lead(II) chloride source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Lead dichloride source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: Plumbous chloride source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Cotunnite source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Lead chloride source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: White odorless solid source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27