self-poisoning

in catalysis
Synonym: autopoisoning
https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.S05584
A product of a reaction may cause @[email protected] or @[email protected] The phenomenon is called self-poisoning or autopoisoning.
Source:
PAC, 1976, 46, 71. (Manual of Symbols and Terminology for Physicochemical Quantities and Units - Appendix II. Definitions, Terminology and Symbols in Colloid and Surface Chemistry. Part II: Heterogeneous Catalysis) on page 83 [Terms] [Paper]