Agent Name

Perfluorodecanoic acid

CAS Number

335-76-2

Formula

C10-H-F19-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

NDFDA; Nonadecafluoro-n-decanoic acid; Nonadecafluorodecanoic acid; Perfluoro-n-decanoic acid; PFDA; Decanoic acid, 2,2,3,3,4,4,5,5,6,6,7,7,8,8,9,9,10,10,10-nonadecafluoro-; Decanoic acid, nonadecafluoro-; [ChemIDplus] PFDeA; [ATSDR] Nonadecafluorocapric acid; Perfluorocapric acid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] UN2811

Category

Perfluoroalkyl Acids

Description

Liquid; [CAMEO] White powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

No teratogenicity observed in mice at doses causing maternal toxicity and reduced fetal viability and body weights; [ToxPlanet: Shepard's Catalog of Teratogenic Agents] A skin and strong eye irritant; Toxic by ingestion; Reproductive toxicity observed in experimental animals; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Perfluorobutyric acid" and "Perfluoro-n-nonanoic acid." See "Perfluorooctane sulfonic acid."

Reference Link

ATSDR - ToxFAQs: Perfluoroalkyls

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The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Toxic solid, organic, n.o.s."

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