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335-67-1 - Perfluorooctanoic acid, 95% - Pentadecafluorooctanoic acid - L08862 - Alfa Aesar

L08862 Perfluorooctanoic acid, 95%

CAS Number
335-67-1
Synonyms
Pentadecafluorooctanoic acid

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
5g 29.56
25g 93.32
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Perfluorooctanoic acid, 95%

MDL
MFCD00004174
EINECS
206-397-9

Chemical Properties

Formula
CF3(CF2)6CO2H
Formula Weight
414.07
Melting point
58-60°
Boiling Point
189-192°
Density
1.700
Solubility
Soluble in water. (3.4 g/L) at 20°C.

Applications

Perfluorooctanoic acid is used as a surfactant in the emulsion polymerization of fluoropolymers. It is used in fabrics and leather and in the production of floor waxes and waxed papers. The compound is also used in insulators for electric wires, planar etching of fused silica and fire fighting foam.

Notes

Store away from reducing agents and strong bases. Incompatible materials are Oxidizing agents, strong bases and reducing agents.

Literature References

John P. Vanden Heuve; Benedict I. Kuslikis; Marc J. Van Rafelghem and Richard E. Peterson. Tissue distribution, metabolism, and elimination of perfluorooctanoic acid in male and female rats.Journal of Biochemical Toxicology.1991, 6 83-92.

Hiroshi Moriwaki; Youichi Takagi; Masanobu Tanaka; Kenshiro Tsuruho; Kenji Okitsu andYasuaki Maeda. Sonochemical Decomposition of Perfluorooctane Sulfonate and Perfluorooctanoic Acid.Environ. Sci. Technol.2005, 39 (9), 3388-3392.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H314-H318-H302-H402-H412

Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage. Harmful if swallowed. Harmful to aquatic life. Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P273-P280-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P304+P340-P310-P405-P501a

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Avoid release to the environment. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Beilstein
1809678
Hazard Class
8
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2915.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
RH0781000

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