KBrO3 (aq) + 5 KBr (aq) + 6 HCl (aq) 3 Br2 (aq) + 6 KCl (aq) + 3 H2O (l)

This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:

5 Br-I - 5 e- 5 Br0 (oxidation)

BrV + 5 e- Br0 (reduction)

KBr is a reducing agent, KBrO3 is an oxidizing agent (synproportionation (comproportionation)).

Reactants:

  • KBrO3Potassium bromate source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04
    • Other names: Potassium bromate(V) source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Bromic acid source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Potassium salt source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: White crystalline powder source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; White crystals or powder source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04
  • KBr
    • Names: Potassium bromide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, KBr source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Kaliumbromid source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: White solid source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
  • 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, {{Unbulleted list|Muriatic acid source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Hydronium chloride source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
    • 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

Products:

  • Br2
    • Names: Bromine source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02, Molecular bromine source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Fuming red-to-brown liquid with pungent odour source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04; Dark reddish-brown, fuming liquid with suffocating, irritating fumes. 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
  • 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