Endocrine Disruption

TEDX List of Potential Endocrine Disruptors

perfluorooctanoic acid

print
pdf

CAS # 335-67-1

Alternative Name

PFOA

Categories*
Byproduct/Intermediate/Reactant
Household product ingredient
Industrial additive
Metabolite/Degradate
Personal care product/Cosmetic ingredient

Evidence Supporting This Chemical as an Endocrine Disruptor

Wei Y, Liu Y, Wang J, Tao Y, Dai J. 2008. Toxicogenomic analysis of the hepatic effects of perfluorooctanoic acid on rare minnows (Gobiocypris rarus). Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 226(3):285-297.

*Category References

RPS. 2009. Analysis of the risks arising from the industrial use of Perfuorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and Ammonium Perfluorooctanoate (APFO) and from their use in consumer articles. Evaluation of the risk reduction measures for potential restrictions on the manufacture, placing on the market and use of PFOA and APFO. (pp 11,30) [http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/sectors/chemicals/files/docs_studies/final_report_pfoa_pfos_en.pdf]

US National Library of Medicine. Hazardous Substances Data Bank. [http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/htmlgen?HSDB].

CLOSE WINDOW