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A pyrophoric substance (from Greek πυροφόρος, pyrophoros, "fire-bearing") ignites spontaneously in air at or below 55 °C (130 °F). [1]

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Alkali metal

The alkali metals are a group (column) in the periodic table consisting of the chemical elements lithium (Li), sodium (Na), potassium (K),The symbols Na and K for sodium and potassium are derived from their Latin names, natrium and kalium; these are still the names for the elements in some languages, such as German and Russian.

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An alkoxide is the conjugate base of an alcohol and therefore consists of an organic group bonded to a negatively charged oxygen atom.

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Alkylation is the transfer of an alkyl group from one molecule to another.

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Aluminium or aluminum is a chemical element with symbol Al and atomic number 13.

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Argon is a chemical element with symbol Ar and atomic number 18.

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Arsine is an inorganic compound with the formula AsH3.

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Bismuth is a chemical element with symbol Bi and atomic number 83.

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Butyllithium may refer to one of 5 isomeric organolithium reagents of which 3 are commonly used in chemical synthesis.

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Cadmium is a chemical element with symbol Cd and atomic number 48.

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Caesium (British spelling and IUPAC spelling) or cesium (American spelling) is a chemical element with symbol Cs and atomic number 55.

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Calcium is a chemical element with symbol Ca and atomic number 20.

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Carbon (from carbo "coal") is a chemical element with symbol C and atomic number 6.

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Carbonyl group

In organic chemistry, a carbonyl group is a functional group composed of a carbon atom double-bonded to an oxygen atom: C.

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Catalysis is the increase in the rate of a chemical reaction due to the participation of an additional substance called a catalysthttp://goldbook.iupac.org/C00876.html, which is not consumed in the catalyzed reaction and can continue to act repeatedly.

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Cerium is a chemical element with symbol Ce and atomic number 58.

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Depleted uranium

Depleted uranium (DU; also referred to in the past as Q-metal, depletalloy or D-38) is uranium with a lower content of the fissile isotope U-235 than natural uranium.

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Diborane is the chemical compound consisting of boron and hydrogen with the formula B2H6.

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Dicobalt octacarbonyl

Dicobalt octacarbonyl is the inorganic compound Co2(CO)8.

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Diethylzinc (C2H5)2Zn, or DEZ, is a highly pyrophoric and reactive organozinc compound consisting of a zinc center bound to two ethyl groups.

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Dimethylmercury ((CH3)2Hg) is an organomercury compound.

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Dinitrogen tetroxide

Dinitrogen tetroxide, commonly referred to as nitrogen tetroxide, is the chemical compound N2O4.

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Diphosphane is an inorganic compound with the chemical formula P2H4.

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An ember is a glowing, hot coal made of greatly heated wood, coal, or other carbon-based material that remain after, or sometimes precede, a fire.

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Ferrocerium is a synthetic pyrophoric alloy that produces hot sparks that can reach temperatures of when rapidly oxidized by the process of striking.

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Fire striker

A fire striker is a piece of carbon steel from which sparks are struck by the sharp edge of flint, chert or similar rock.

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Flintlock is a general term for any firearm that uses a flint striking ignition mechanism.

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Gallium is a chemical element with symbol Ga and atomic number 31.

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Germane is the chemical compound with the formula GeH4, and the germanium analogue of methane.

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A glovebox (or glove box) is a sealed container that is designed to allow one to manipulate objects where a separate atmosphere is desired.

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Grignard reaction

The Grignard reaction (pronounced) is an organometallic chemical reaction in which alkyl, vinyl, or aryl-magnesium halides (Grignard reagents) add to a carbonyl group in an aldehyde or ketone.

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Hafnium is a chemical element with symbol Hf and atomic number 72.

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A halide is a binary phase, of which one part is a halogen atom and the other part is an element or radical that is less electronegative (or more electropositive) than the halogen, to make a fluoride, chloride, bromide, iodide, astatide, or theoretically tennesside compound.

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Humidity is the amount of water vapor present in the air.

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Hydrazine is an inorganic compound with the chemical formula (also written), called diamidogen, archaically.

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In chemistry, a hydride is the anion of hydrogen, H−, or, more commonly, it is a compound in which one or more hydrogen centres have nucleophilic, reducing, or basic properties.

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Hydrogen peroxide

Hydrogen peroxide is a chemical compound with the formula.

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Hydrogenation – to treat with hydrogen – is a chemical reaction between molecular hydrogen (H2) and another compound or element, usually in the presence of a catalyst such as nickel, palladium or platinum.

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Hypergolic propellant

A hypergolic propellant combination used in a rocket engine is one whose components spontaneously ignite when they come into contact with each other.

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Indium is a chemical element with symbol In and atomic number 49.

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Iron is a chemical element with symbol Fe (from ferrum) and atomic number 26.

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Iron sulfide

Iron sulfide or Iron sulphide can refer to a range of chemical compounds composed of iron and sulfur.

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Iron(II) sulfide

Iron(II) sulfide or ferrous sulfide (Br.E. sulphide) is one of a family chemical compounds and minerals with the approximate formula.

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Lead is a chemical element with symbol Pb (from the Latin plumbum) and atomic number 82.

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A lighter is a portable device used to create a flame, and to ignite a variety of combustible materials, such as cigars, gas stoves, fireworks, candles or cigarettes.

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Lithium (from lit) is a chemical element with symbol Li and atomic number 3.

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Lithium aluminium hydride

Lithium aluminium hydride, commonly abbreviated to LAH, is an inorganic compound with the chemical formula LiAlH4.

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Magnesium is a chemical element with symbol Mg and atomic number 12.

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A metal (from Greek μέταλλον métallon, "mine, quarry, metal") is a material (an element, compound, or alloy) that is typically hard when in solid state, opaque, shiny, and has good electrical and thermal conductivity.

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Metal-organic compounds (jargon: metalorganics, metallo-organics) are a class of chemical compounds that contain metals and organic ligands, which confer solubility in organic solvents or volatility.

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Methanol, also known as methyl alcohol among others, is a chemical with the formula CH3OH (a methyl group linked to a hydroxyl group, often abbreviated MeOH).

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Neodymium is a chemical element with symbol Nd and atomic number 60.

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Neptunium is a chemical element with symbol Np and atomic number 93.

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Nickel tetracarbonyl

Nickel carbonyl (IUPAC name: tetracarbonylnickel) is the organonickel compound with the formula Ni(CO)4.

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Nitrogen is a chemical element with symbol N and atomic number 7.

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Osmium (from Greek ὀσμή osme, "smell") is a chemical element with symbol Os and atomic number 76.

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Palladium on carbon

Palladium on carbon, often referred to as Pd/C, is a form of palladium used as a catalyst.

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Phosphine (IUPAC name: phosphane) is the compound with the chemical formula PH3.

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Plutonium is a radioactive chemical element with symbol Pu and atomic number 94.

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Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) is a synthetic fluoropolymer of tetrafluoroethylene that has numerous applications.

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Potassium is a chemical element with symbol K (from Neo-Latin kalium) and atomic number 19.

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Raney nickel

Raney nickel, also called spongy nickel, is a fine-grained solid composed mostly of nickel derived from a nickel-aluminium alloy.

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Rubidium is a chemical element with symbol Rb and atomic number 37.

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SEMI (formerly Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International) is a global industry association of companies that provide equipment, materials and services for the manufacture of semiconductors, photovoltaic panels, LED and flat panel displays, micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS), printed and flexible electronics, and related micro and nano-technologies.

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In biology, a septum (Latin for something that encloses; plural septa) is a wall, dividing a cavity or structure into smaller ones.

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Silane is an inorganic compound with chemical formula, SiH4, making it a group 14 hydride.

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Sodium is a chemical element with symbol Na (from Latin natrium) and atomic number 11.

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Sodium hydride

Sodium hydride is the chemical compound with the empirical formula NaH.

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Sodium-potassium alloy

Sodium-potassium alloy, colloquially called NaK (commonly pronounced), is an alloy of two alkali metals sodium (Na, atomic number 11) and potassium (K, atomic number 19) and which is usually liquid at room temperature.

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Spark (fire)

A spark is an incandescent particle.

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Spark testing

Spark testing is a method of determining the general classification of ferrous materials.

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Tellurium is a chemical element with symbol Te and atomic number 52.

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Tellurols are analogues of alcohols and phenols where tellurium replaces oxygen.

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tert-Butyllithium is a chemical compound with the formula (CH3)3CLi.

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Tetraethyllead (commonly styled tetraethyl lead), abbreviated TEL, is an organolead compound with the formula (CH3CH2)4Pb.

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Thorium is a weakly radioactive metallic chemical element with symbol Th and atomic number 90.

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Titanium is a chemical element with symbol Ti and atomic number 22.

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Triethylaluminium is an organoaluminium compound.

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Trimethylaluminium is one of the simplest examples of an organoaluminium compound.

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United States Department of Energy

The United States Department of Energy (DOE) is a cabinet-level department of the United States Government concerned with the United States' policies regarding energy and safety in handling nuclear material.

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Uranium is a chemical element with symbol U and atomic number 92.

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Uranium hydride

Uranium hydride, also called uranium trihydride (UH3), is an inorganic compound and a hydride of uranium.

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Water-reactive substances

Water-reactive substances are those that spontaneously undergo a chemical reaction with water, as they are highly reducing in nature.

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Zinc is a chemical element with symbol Zn and atomic number 30.

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Zirconium is a chemical element with symbol Zr and atomic number 40.

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