Write balanced chemical equation for the hydrolysis of PCL5 with heavy rain water

Asked by hariompatidar347 | 24th Apr, 2020, 05:53: PM

Expert Answer:

PCl5 on treatment with heavy water i.e., D2O, phosphorous oxychloride formed with deuterium chloride as a by product.

The reaction involved is:


PCl5    +    D2O        →             POCl3         +     2DCl      

                                    phosphorus oxychloride

Answered by Ramandeep | 25th Apr, 2020, 08:07: PM