Potassium 1,1,2,2,3,3,4,4,4-nonafluorobutane-1-sulphonate (PFBS)
Reason for inclusion on the SIN List
This substance is very Persistent and very Mobile. It is found in drinking water.
Date for inclusion on the SIN List
REACH status, appears on
Potassium nonafluorobutane-1-sulfonate; HX98; Potassium perfluorobutane sulfonate (KPFBS)
Registered production volume
100-1000 tonnes per annum
Found in ground water, rivers, drinking water and bottled water
PFBS is used as a surfactant, flame retardant, and emulsion stabiliser.
Technical function of substances
Surfactant; Flame retardant; Emulsion stabiliser