Mg + 2 CH3COOH H2 + Mg(CH3COO)2

Reactants:

  • Mg
    • Names: Magnesium source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-07, Magnesium (powder) source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04, Magnesium (pellets) source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04
    • Appearance: Grey powder source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04; Silvery-white metallic solid in various forms source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04
  • CH3COOHAcetic acid source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-07source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Ethanoic acid source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-07source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: Vinegar (when dilute); Hydrogen acetate; Methanecarboxylic acid source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27, Methanecarboxylic acid source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-07source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02, CH3-COOH source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-07
    • Appearance: Colourless liquid source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27; Colourless liquid with pungent odour source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04; Colorless liquid or crystals with a sour, vinegar-like odor. [Note: Pure compound is a solid below 62°F. Often used in an aqueous solution.] source: NIOSH NPG, accessed on: 2019-09-02

Products:

  • H2
    • Names: Dihydrogen source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-07, Hydrogen source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-07, H2 source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-07
    • Appearance: Odourless colourless compressed gas source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04
  • Mg(CH3COO)2Magnesium acetate source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: Mg(II) acetate source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Magnesium di(acetate) source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02, Acetic acid, magnesium salt (2:1) source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: White hygroscopic crystals source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27