4 KClO3 (aq) 3 KClO4 (s) + KCl (aq)

This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:

ClV + 6 e- Cl-I (reduction)

3 ClV - 6 e- 3 ClVII (oxidation)

KClO3 is both an oxidizing and a reducing agent (disproportionation).

This is a precipitation reaction: KClO4 is the formed precipitate.

Reactants:

  • KClO3
    • Names: Potassium chlorate source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04, Potassium chlorate(V) source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27, Potcrate source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27, Potassium oxymuriate source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04
    • Appearance: White crystals or powder source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27; Colourless crystals or white powder source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04

Products:

  • KClO4
    • Names: Potassium perchlorate source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04, Potassium chlorate(VII); Perchloric acid source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27, Potassium salt; peroidin source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: Colourless/ white crystalline powder source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27; Colourless crystals or white crystalline powder source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04
  • KCl
    • Names: Potassium chloride source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04, Sylvite source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Muriate of potash source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: White crystalline solid source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27; Colourless hygroscopic crystals source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04