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Testing Status of Perfluorohexanoic acid (PFHXA) M040048


CASRN: 307-24-4

Formula: C6-H-F11-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • C6 Carboxylic acid
  • Hexanoic acid, undecafluoro-

Known Uses

Breakdown product of stain- and grease-proof coatings on food packaging and household products.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Short-Term Toxicity

  • 28 days (Gavage)  (C20613)  Completed 
    • Rats: Harlan Sprague-Dawley
    • Dose: M&F: 0, 31.3, 62.5, 125, 250, or 500 mg/kg/2x day.

Special Studies

  • Toxicokinetic Study (Gavage; Intravenous)  (K10128)  Completed 
    • Male and Female Rats: Fischer 344

Genetic Toxicology

  • Micronucleus  (G04048)  Completed 
    • Rats: Harlan Sprague-Dawley
    • Male Equivocal 
    • Female Negative 
  • Salmonella  (A97455)  Completed 
    •  Negative