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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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Certificate of Origin

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Lilan Zhang et al.
Environmental pollution (Barking, Essex : 1987), 229, 159-167 (2017-06-09)
With the phaseout of perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) production in most countries and its well known recalcitrance, there is a need to quantify the potential release of PFOS from precursors previously or currently being emitted into the environment. Aerobic biodegradation of
Yusun Zhou et al.
Scientific reports, 6, 38633-38633 (2016-12-15)
Using a novel magnetic nanocomposite as adsorbent, a convenient and effective magnetic solid-phase extraction (MSPE) procedure was established for selective separation and concentration of nine perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) in surface water sample. Then an ultra high-performance liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry
Effects of perfluorooctanoic acid exposure during pregnancy in the mouse.
Lau C, et al.
Toxicological Sciences, 90(2), 510-518 (2006)
Binding of perfluorooctanoic acid to rat and human plasma proteins.
Han X, et al.
Chemical Research in Toxicology, 16(6), 775-781 (2003)
Naomi Kudo et al.
The Journal of toxicological sciences, 28(2), 49-57 (2003-06-25)
Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) is an octanoic acid derivative to which all aliphatic hydrocarbons are substituted by fluorine. PFOA and its salts are commercially used in various industrial processes. The chemical is persistent in the environment and does not undergo biotransformation.

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