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171468 Sigma-Aldrich

Perfluorooctanoic acid

95%

Synonym: PFOA, Pentadecafluorooctanoic acid, Perfluorocaprylic acid, Perfluorooctanoic acid

  • CAS Number 335-67-1

  • Linear Formula CF3(CF2)6COOH

  • Molecular Weight 414.07

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1809678

  •  EC Number 206-397-9

  •  MDL number MFCD00004174

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24850346

  •  NACRES NA.22

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Properties

Related Categories Chemical Synthesis, Fluorous Synthesis, Rf-Tagged Building Blocks and Precursors, Specialty Synthesis
Quality Level   100
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

Description

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

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Target organs 
Liver
RIDADR 
UN 3261 8 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
WGK 2
RTECS 
RH0781000
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

References

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