2 NaOH (aq) + PbCl2 (s) + NaClO (l) H2O (l) + 3 NaCl (aq) + PbO2 (s)

This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:

PbII - 2 e- PbIV (oxidation)

ClI + 2 e- Cl-I (reduction)

PbCl2 is a reducing agent, NaClO is an oxidizing agent.

Reactants:

  • NaOH
    • Names: Sodium hydroxide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02, Caustic soda source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02, Lye source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: White, waxy, opaque crystals source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; White hygroscopic solid in various forms source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04; Colorless to white, odorless solid (flakes, beads, granular form). source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
  • PbCl2Lead(II) chloride source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Lead dichloride source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: Plumbous chloride source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Cotunnite source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Lead chloride source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: White odorless solid source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
  • NaClOSodium hypochlorite source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-28
    • Other names: Antiformin source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-28, Bleach source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-28, Chloride of soda source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-28
    • Appearance: Greenish-yellow solid (pentahydrate) source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-28; Clear slightly yellow solution with characteristic odour source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04; Clear slightly yellow solution with characteristic odour source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04

Products:

  • H2OWater, oxidane source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
    • Other names: Water (H2O) source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Hydrogen hydroxide (HH or HOH) source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Hydrogen oxide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: White crystalline solid, almost colorless liquid with a hint of blue, colorless gas source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
  • NaClSodium chloride source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: Salt source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Table salt source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Common salt source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Colorless cubic crystals source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
  • PbO2Lead(IV) oxide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04
    • Other names: Lead dioxide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04, Plumbic oxide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Plattnerite source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Lead peroxide source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04
    • Appearance: Dark-brown, black powder source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; Brown crystals or powder source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04