Perfluorooctanoic acid

Chemical NamePerfluorooctanoic acid
Synonym(s)Acide pentadecafluorooctanoique | Acido pentadecafluorooctanoico | Eftop EF 201 | NSC 95114 | Octanoic acid, 2,2,3,3,4,4,5,5,6,6,7,7,8,8,8-pentadecafluoro- | Octanoic acid, pentadecafluoro- | PENTADECAFLUOR-CAPRYLSAEURE | PFOA | Pentadecafluoro-1-octanoic acid | Pentadecafluoro-n-octanoic acid | Pentadecafluoroctansaure | Pentadecafluorooctanoic acid | Perfluoro-1-heptanecarboxylic acid | Perfluorocaprylic acid | Perfluoroheptanecarboxylic acid | n-Perfluorooctanoic acid
De minimis Limit %0.1
M,P/OU Threshould (lb)100/100
Listing TypeIndividually listed chemical
Effective Date01-JAN-20
Chemical QualifierNo
Chemical of Special ConcernNo
Per- or Polyfluoroalkyl SubstanceYes

Rulemaking Changes Affecting This Chemical

StatusEffective Reporting YearFR Proposed RuleFR Final Rule
Added2020No proposed rule for this action85 FR 37354 (6/22/2020)

Basis of OSHA Carcinogens

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Structural representation of Perfluorooctanoic acid