DOE-HDBK-1081-2014 (Reaffirmed 2020), Primer on Spontaneous Heating and Pyrophoricity

Functional areas: Alkali Metals , Aluminum, Arsine, Calcium, Class D Extinguishing Agents, Coal Storage, Combustible Metals, Diborane, Fire, Hafnium, Heating, Hydrazine, Hydrocarbons, Hypergolic, Hypergolic Reaction, Iron, Lithium, Magnesium, Metals, Microbial Heating, NaK, Organic, Oxidizer, Phosphine, Phosphorus, Plutonium, Potassium, Pyrophoric, Pyrophoricity, Pyrophoric Gases, Pyrophoric Reagents, Silane Specific Area, Sodium, Sodium-Potassium, Specific Surface Area, Spontaneous, Spontaneous Combustion, Steel, Super Oxides, Thorium, Titanium, Uranium, Water Reactive Metals, Zinc, Zirconium.
The Department of Energy (DOE) Primer on Spontaneous Heating and Pyrophoricity was prepared as an information resource for DOE and contractor personnel who may have these types of materials at their site. An understanding of spontaneous heating and pyrophoricity hazards is necessary for DOE facility personnel to operate and maintain facilities and facility support systems in a safe manner. Change Notice 1 approved 2-20-2018.

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  • Hazard/Accident Analysis
  • Radiation Protection
ID: DOE-HDBK-1081-2014 (Reaffirmed 2020)
Type: Handbook
Senior Line Manager: Smith, Garrett
Senior Line Manager Org: EH-30
OPI: EHSS - Office of Environment, Health, Safety and Security
Preparing Activity: Jim Bisker
Status: Current
Approved Date: Dec 30, 2014
Last Update: Jul 22, 2020
DNFSB Interest: Yes
Invoked Standard: No
Primer on Spontaneous Heating and Pyrophoricity
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