Agent Name

Lithium perfluorooctane sulfonate

Alternative Name

LPOS

CAS Number

29457-72-5

Formula

C8-H-F17-O3-S.Li

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

LPOS; FT 208; Fluorad FC 94; LPOS; Lithium (perfluorooctane)sulfonate; Lithium 1,1,2,2,3,3,4,4,5,5,6,6,7,7,8,8,8-heptadecafluoro-1-octanesulfonate; Lithium PFOS; Lithium perfluoro-1-octanesulfonate; Lithium perfluorooctanesulfonate; 1-Octanesulfonic acid, 1,1,2,2,3,3,4,4,5,5,6,6,7,7,8,8,8-heptadecafluoro-, lithium salt; Lithium heptadecafluorooctanesulphonate; [ChemIDplus] UN3467

Category

Other Insecticides

Description

Off-white solid; [HSDB] White powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as insecticide in wasp and hornet baits; Not currently registered with the EPA for use in the US; [HSDB]

Comments

An eye irritant; Toxic by inhalation and ingestion; [eChemPortal: ERMA] See "Perfluorooctane sulfonic acid."

Reference Link

EPA Pesticide Chemical Search

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 160 mg/m3

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Organometallic compound, solid, toxic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Nephrotoxin

Yes

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