National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Perfluorohexane sulfonate, PFHXS - 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

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Nomination Background

Organ Systems Toxicity

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