National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of 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)

Organ Systems Toxicity

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