Gas evolution reaction

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A gas evolution reaction is a chemical reaction in which one of the end products is a gas such as oxygen or carbon dioxide.[1][2] Gas evolution reactions may be carried out in a fume chamber when the gases produced are poisonous when inhaled or explosive.

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Zn + 2 HCl → ZnCl
2
+ H
2
(gas)
In this example, hydrogen gas in diatomic form is released.
2 HCl + F
2
→ 2 HF + Cl
2
(gas)

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