National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Fluorotelomer Alcohol 8+2 - M040003

 

CASRN: 678-39-7

Formula: C10-H5-F17-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 1H,1H,2H,2H-Perfluorodecanol
  • 1,1,2,2-Tetrahydroperfluoro-1-decanol

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

Planned Carcinogenicity/Toxicity

  • 4 weeks (Gavage) Selected (C20619)  
    • Rats: Sprague Dawley

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (A74889)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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