6 I2 (s) + 6 Ba(OH)2 (aq) Ba(IO3)2 (s) + 5 BaI2 (aq) + 6 H2O (l)

This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:

10 I0 + 10 e- 10 I-I (reduction)

2 I0 - 10 e- 2 IV (oxidation)

I2 is both an oxidizing and a reducing agent (disproportionation).

Reactants:

  • I2
    • Names: Iodine source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Jod source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04, Iode source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04
    • Appearance: Bluish black or dark purple crystals with pungent odour source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04; Violet solid with a sharp, characteristic odor. source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02
  • Ba(OH)2
    • Names: Barium hydroxide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Caustic baryta source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Barium hydroxide lime source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Ba(OH)2 source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: White solid source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27

Products:

  • Ba(IO3)2
    • Names: Barium iodate source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Ba(IO3)2 source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02
  • BaI2Barium iodide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: Anhydrous source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: White orthorhombic crystals (anhydrous) colorless crystals (dihydrate) source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
  • H2OWater, oxidane source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
    • Other names: Water (H2O) source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27, Hydrogen hydroxide (HH or HOH) source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27, Hydrogen oxide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: White crystalline solid, almost colorless liquid with a hint of blue, colorless gas source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27