Phosphorus chloride reacting with water

Phosphorus chloride reacting with water

A500/0358 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.6MB

Downloadable file size: 5.5MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Phosphorus (III) chloride reacting with water. Chemical reaction between phosphorus (III) chloride (or phosphorus trichloride, PCl3) and water. With excess water, the violent reaction gives off fumes of hydrochloric acid (HCl) and phosphorous acid (H3PO3). The equation for this reaction is: PCl3 + 3H20 ----> 3HCl + H3PO3 Phosphorus (III) chloride is used in the chemical industry as a raw material in the manufacture of organophosphorus pesticides and other compounds, and as a chlorinating agent. It is a precursor chemical for the manufacture of some nerve agents, such as sarin.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: beaker, chemical, chemical reaction, chemistry, experiment, fumes, fuming, phosphorus (iii) chloride, reacting, reaction, spatula, trichloride, vapour, water

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.