IO3- + Cl2 + 6 OH- IO65- + 2 (Cl)- + 3 H2O

This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:

IV - 2 e- IVII (oxidation)

2 Cl0 + 2 e- 2 Cl-I (reduction)

IO3- is a reducing agent, Cl2 is an oxidizing agent.

Reactants:

  • IO3-
  • Cl2
    • Names: Chlorine source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Molecular chlorine source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Greenish-yellow compressed liquefied gas with pungent odour source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04; Greenish-yellow gas with a pungent, irritating odor. [Note: Shipped as a liquefied compressed gas.] source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02
  • OH-Hydroxide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
    • Other names: Hydroxide ion source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-07

Products:

  • IO65-
  • Cl-
  • 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