Class 8 Chemistry Combustion and Flame Spontaneous Combustion

Spontaneous Combustion

  • The type of combustion reaction that occurs on its own, without the submission of heat is known as Spontaneous combustion.
  • For instance, white phosphorus burst into flames spontaneously at the room temperature without the submission of heat.
  • Forest fire, spontaneous combustion of coal dust, etc. are some other examples of this kind of combustion.

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