Select from the frequently asked questions below
- When one of the products of a reaction is removed from the chemical equilibrium system as soon as it is produced, the reverse reaction cannot establish itself and equilibrium is never reached.
- Reactions such as these are said to go to completion.
- These processes are often referred to as non-reversible reactions.
- Examples of these reactions are shown below.
- The reaction between HBr and KOH also be considered irreversible.
- The reactions between HCl and NaOH will be ionize completely as does the NaCl product.
- For all practical purposes, this reaction can be said to be irreversible.