With this experiment, why are you adding HCL dropwise Watch
- Thread Starter
- 05-10-2016 18:40
- Community Assistant
- Study Helper
- 05-10-2016 19:53
But you add slowly for 2 reasons:
1. You do not want a sudden release of large amounts of gas.
2. You do not want the reaction mixture to get very hot.
Both of the above could lead to explosion/ are hazardous.