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Sigma-Aldrich

Perfluorooctanoic acid

95%

Synonym(s):
Perfluorooctanoic acid, PFOA, Pentadecafluorooctanoic acid, Perfluorocaprylic acid
Linear Formula:
CF3(CF2)6COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
414.07
Beilstein:
1809678
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

assay

95%

bp

189 °C/736 mmHg (lit.)

mp

55-56 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

OC(=O)C(F)(F)C(F)(F)C(F)(F)C(F)(F)C(F)(F)C(F)(F)C(F)(F)F

InChI

1S/C8HF15O2/c9-2(10,1(24)25)3(11,12)4(13,14)5(15,16)6(17,18)7(19,20)8(21,22)23/h(H,24,25)

InChI key

SNGREZUHAYWORS-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Perfluorooctanoic acid is a perfluoroalkyl acid commonly used in the preparation of fluoroacrylic esters, fluoropolymers and fluoroelastmers. It is found to be environmentally persistent and bioaccumulative with a long half-life.

Packaging

5, 25 g in glass bottle

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Carc. 2 - Eye Dam. 1 - Lact. - Repr. 1B - Skin Corr. 1C - STOT RE 1

Target Organs

Liver

Storage Class Code

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

WGK

WGK 3

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves


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EU REACH SVHC Candidate List

CAS No.

EU REACH Annex XVII (Restriction List)

CAS No.

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