ISPE Glossary of Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Terminology

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Deflagration

An exothermic reaction, such as the extremely rapid oxidation of a combustible dust or flammable vapor in air, in which the reaction progresses through the unburned material at a rate less than the velocity of sound. A deflagration can have an explosive effect.

Publication Source: ISPE Good Practice Guide: Quality Laboratory Facilities

Publication Date: 2012

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