The ability of a substances to undergo change, usually by combining with another substance or by breaking down. Certain conditions, such as heat and light, may cause a substance to become more reactive. Highly reactive substances may explode.
Refers to those hazardous wastes that are normally unstable and readily undergo violent chemical change but do not explode.
A description of the tendency of a substance to undergo chemical reaction with the release of energy. SARA Title III: Title III of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986, also known as the Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act.