O2 (g) + F2 (g) O2F2 (g)

This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:

2 F0 + 2 e- 2 F-I (reduction)

2 O0 - 2 e- 2 OI (oxidation)

F2 is an oxidizing agent, O2 is a reducing agent.

Reactants:

  • O2
    • Names: Dioxygen source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-07, Oxygen source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-07, Oxygen (liquefied) source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04
    • Appearance: Odourless compressed gas source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04; Liquefied gas. colourless-to-blue extremely cold liquid source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04
  • F2
    • Names: Fluorine source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02, Fluorine-19 source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Yellow compressed gas with pungent odour source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04; Pale-yellow to greenish gas with a pungent, irritating odor. source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02

Products:

  • O2F2Dioxygen difluoride source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Fluorooxy hypofluorite source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: Fluorine dioxide source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Perfluoroperoxide source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, FOOF source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, O2F2 source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Orange as a solid source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27