Asked by Sophie Rogers on Mar 10, 2024



How are heterogeneous catalysts separated from a reaction's products?

A) Chromatographically
B) Distillation
C) Filtration
D) They are not separated.

Heterogeneous Catalysts

Catalysts that exist in a different phase than the reactants in a chemical reaction, facilitating the reaction without being consumed.


Pertaining to chromatography, a method for separating components of a mixture based on differences in their movement through a stationary medium.


A process used to separate solids from liquids or gases using a filter medium that allows the fluid to pass but not the solid.

  • Distinguish between catalysts that are homogeneous from those that are heterogeneous.

Verified Answer

Clare Morony

Mar 10, 2024

Final Answer :
Explanation :
Heterogeneous catalysts are separated from the products of a reaction through filtration because they are in a different phase (solid) than the reaction mixture (usually liquid or gas).