Sulfluramid (PFOSA)

CAS Number
Sulfluramid (PFOSA)
SIN Groups
Fluorinated compounds
Reason for inclusion on the SIN List
For PFOSA reprotoxic effects have been reported. It is a precursor of the vPvBT chemical PFOS and has been found in biomonitoring studies.
Date for inclusion on the SIN List
2008 September
Hazard class and category code(s)
Source: ECHA
No harmonized CLP classification

Chemical information

PFOSA; perfluorooctane sulfonamide; N-ethyl perfluorooctanesulfonamide; N-ethylheptadecafluorooctanesulphonamide; N-ethylperfluorooctylsulfonamide; FOSA
EC number
(Bio)monitoring data
Yes, in human blood and milk, air (especially indoor); In various foods (highest levels in fatty foods), air, water, biota; In Arctic aquatic biota (incl. beluga, narwhal).
Possible uses
Source: Peden-Adams et al (2007), HSDB; Tittlemeier et al (2006)
Pesticide (household use, esp. for eusocial and parasocial insects); coatings on paper and textiles (eg. food packaging)
Technical function of substances
Source: Tittlemeier et al (2006)