why PCl3 fumes in moist air gives fumes of HCl?

Asked by vasturushi | 29th Sep, 2017, 12:29: PM

Expert Answer:

PCl3 hydrolyses in the presence of moisture and gives fumes of HCl. 
 
The reaction is as follows:
 
PCl3 + 3 H2O → H3PO3 +3HCl

Answered by Prachi Sawant | 1st Oct, 2017, 01:14: PM