Agent Name

1H,1H,2H,2H-Perfluorodecanol

CAS Number

678-39-7

Formula

C10-H5-F17-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,1,2,2-Tetrahydroperfluoro-1-decanol; 1-Decanol, 3,3,4,4,5,5,6,6,7,7,8,8,9,9,10,10,10-heptadecafluoro-; 3,3,4,4,5,5,6,6,7,7,8,8,9,9,10,10,10-Heptadecafluorodecan-1-ol; [ChemIDplus] 8:2 Fluorotelomer alcohol; 8:2 FTOH; 1H,1H,2H,2H-Perfluoro-1-decanol; [ToxPlanet: ECHA - Proposal for Harmonised Classification and Labelling] 3,3,4,4,5,5,6,6,7,7,8,8,9,9,10,10,10-Heptadecafluoro-1-decanol; 1H,1H,2H,2H-Heptadecafluoro-n-decanol; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Halogenated Alcohols

Description

Waxy solid; [ToxPlanet: ECHA - Proposal for Harmonised Classification and Labelling] White crystalline powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to make surfactant and polymeric products with a range of commercial applications (may contain small amounts of residual unreacted material); The polymers are primarily used for coating textiles, paper, and carpet for oil, stain, and water repellency; [ToxPlanet: ECHA - RAC]

Comments

PFOA (perfluorooctanoic acid) is the major mammalian metabolite; Adverse effects to liver (males at 25 mg/kg/day) and kidney (females at 125 mg/kg/day) observed in 90-day oral study of rats; No effects on fertility observed in oral study of rats (FTOH mixture containing 27% 8:2 FTOH); Developmental toxicity reported in rats in the presence of maternal toxicity; [ToxPlanet: ECHA - Proposal for Harmonised Classification and Labelling] May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.02 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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