2 NH3 + 2 K H2 + 2 KNH2

This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:

2 HI + 2 e- 2 H0 (reduction)

2 K0 - 2 e- 2 KI (oxidation)

NH3 is an oxidizing agent, K is a reducing agent.


  • NH3
    • Names: Ammonia source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02, Azane (only intended for use in naming derivatives of ammonia) source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Hydrogen nitride source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: Colourless gas source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; Colourless gas or compressed liquefied gas with pungent odour source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04; Colorless gas with a pungent, suffocating odor. [Note: Shipped as a liquefied compressed gas. Easily liquefied under pressure.] source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
  • K
    • Names: Potassium source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-07source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04, K source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-07, Element 19 source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-07, Kalium source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-07source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04
    • Appearance: White-to-grey lumps source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04


  • H2
    • Names: Dihydrogen source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-07, Hydrogen source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-07, H2 source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-07
    • Appearance: Odourless colourless compressed gas source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04
  • KNH2