NaI + HClO3 → HCl + NaIO3
This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:
I-I - 6 e- → IV (oxidation)
ClV + 6 e- → Cl-I (reduction)
NaI is a reducing agent, HClO3 is an oxidizing agent.
- HCl – Chlorane , Hydrogen chloride
- Other names: Hydrochloric acid , Hydrochloric acid gas , HCl
- Appearance: Colorless, transparent liquid, fumes in air if concentrated ; Colorless gas ; Colourless compressed liquefied gas with pungent odour ; Colorless to slightly yellow gas with a pungent, irritating odor. [Note: Shipped as a liquefied compressed gas.]