in catalysis
Synonym: autopoisoning
A product of a reaction may cause poisoning or inhibition. The phenomenon is called self-poisoning or autopoisoning.
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 (