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.

Reactants:

  • NaI
    • Names: Sodium iodide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Sodium iodide (anhydrous) source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04, NaI source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Sodium monoiodide source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04
    • Appearance: White solid | deliquescent source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; Colourless-to-white hygroscopic crystals or white powder. turns brown on exposure to air source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04
  • HClO3
    • Names: Chloric acid source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Chloric(V) acid source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, HClO3 source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Colourless solution source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27

Products:

  • HClChlorane source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Hydrogen chloride source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: Hydrochloric acid source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02, Hydrochloric acid gas source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, HCl source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Colorless, transparent liquid, fumes in air if concentrated source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; Colorless gas source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; Colourless compressed liquefied gas with pungent odour source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04; Colorless to slightly yellow gas with a pungent, irritating odor. [Note: Shipped as a liquefied compressed gas.] source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
  • NaIO3
    • Names: Sodium iodate source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Iodic acid source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Sodium salt source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: White orthorhombic crystals source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27