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General Description

Synonyms: C8; hexanoyl fluoride, 3,3,4,4,5,5,6,6-nonafluoro-2-oxo; octanoic acid, pentadecafluoro-; PFOA; pentadecafluoro-1-octanoic acid; pentadecafluro-n-octanoic acid; pentadecafluorooctanoic acid; perfluorocaprylic acid; perfluoroheptanecarboxylic acid

OSHA IMIS Code Number: P455

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 335-67-1

NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) Identification Number: RH0781000

Department of Transportation Regulation Number (49 CFR 172.101) and Guide: 1759 154

Chemical Description and Physical Properties:

white solid
molecular weight: 414.07
vapor pressure: 1.33 kPa @ 25°C
molecular formula: C8HF15O2
boiling point: 189-192°C (372-378°F)
melting point: 45-50°C (113-122°F) with slight sublimation at 40°C

Health Factors

Potential Symptoms: Irritation of the respiratory tract, eyes, and skin; tightness in the chest; dyspnea; frothy sputum; cyanosis; and dizziness

Affected Organs: Respiratory tract, eyes, and skin

Literature Basis:

Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

Primary Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (SLC1):

  • sampling media: OSHA Versatile Sampler (OVS-2) Tube
    analytical solvent: Methyl alcohol
    maximum volume: 480 Liters
    maximum flow rate: 1 L/min
    current analytical method: Gas Chromatography; GC/ECD
    method reference: OSHA Salt Lake Technical Center In-House File
    method classification: Study

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