4 Na + O2 2 Na2O

This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:

4 Na0 - 4 e- 4 NaI (oxidation)

2 O0 + 4 e- 2 O-II (reduction)

Na is a reducing agent, O2 is an oxidizing agent.

Reactants:

  • Na
    • Names: Sodium source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-07source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04, Na source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-07, Element 11 source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-07, Natrium source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-07source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04
    • Appearance: Silvery solid in various forms source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04
  • O2
    • Names: Dioxygen source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-07, Oxygen source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-07, Oxygen (liquefied) source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04
    • Appearance: Odourless compressed gas source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04; Liquefied gas. colourless-to-blue extremely cold liquid source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04

Products:

  • Na2OSodium oxide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04
    • Other names: Disodium oxide source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed on: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04, Sodium monoxide source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04, Disodium monoxide source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04
    • Appearance: White solid source: wikipedia, accessed on: 2019-09-27; White lumps or powder source: ICSC, accessed on: 2019-09-04