National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Perfluorohexane sulfonate, PFHXS

http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/TS-M040005

CASRN: 355-46-4

Formula: C6-H-F13-O3-S

Synonyms/Common Names:

  • C6 SULFONATE
  • PERFLUOROHEXANE-1-SULPHONIC ACID
  • 1,1,2,2,3,3,4,4,5,5,6,6,6-TRIDECAFLUOROHEXANE-1-SULFONIC ACID

Known Uses:

Used as surfactants, to make fluoropolymers and as water and stain protective coatings for carpets, paper and textiles

Nomination Background

Organ Systems Toxicity

  • 6 GD to PND 21 Conventional Teratology (Gavage) Selected (R04005)  
    • Rats: Sprague Dawley
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