CHEBI:38397 - perfluorononanoic acid

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ChEBI Name perfluorononanoic acid
Definition A fluoroalkanoic acid that is nonanoic acid in which all of the hydrogens in the alkyl chain are replaced by fluorines.
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Formula C9HF17O2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 464.07590
Monoisotopic Mass 463.97051
InChI InChI=1S/C9HF17O2/c10-2(11,1(27)28)3(12,13)4(14,15)5(16,17)6(18,19)7(20,21)8(22,23)9(24,25)26/h(H,27,28)
SMILES OC(=O)C(F)(F)C(F)(F)C(F)(F)C(F)(F)C(F)(F)C(F)(F)C(F)(F)C(F)(F)F
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): surfactant
A substance which lowers the surface tension of the medium in which it is dissolved, and/or the interfacial tension with other phases, and, accordingly, is positively adsorbed at the liquid/vapour and/or at other interfaces.
persistent organic pollutant
Any environmental contaminant that is resistant to environmental degradation through photolytic, biological or chemical processes. Such substances can have significant impact on health and the environment, as they persist in the environment, bioaccumulate in animal tissue and so biomagnify in food chains.
Bronsted acid
A molecular entity capable of donating a hydron to an acceptor (Bronsted base).
(via oxoacid )
Biological Role(s): xenobiotic
A xenobiotic (Greek, xenos "foreign"; bios "life") is a compound that is foreign to a living organism. Principal xenobiotics include: drugs, carcinogens and various compounds that have been introduced into the environment by artificial means.
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Outgoing perfluorononanoic acid (CHEBI:38397) has functional parent nonanoic acid (CHEBI:29019)
perfluorononanoic acid (CHEBI:38397) has role persistent organic pollutant (CHEBI:77853)
perfluorononanoic acid (CHEBI:38397) has role surfactant (CHEBI:35195)
perfluorononanoic acid (CHEBI:38397) has role xenobiotic (CHEBI:35703)
perfluorononanoic acid (CHEBI:38397) is a fluoroalkanoic acid (CHEBI:35551)
heptadecafluorononanoic acid
Synonyms Sources
2,2,3,3,4,4,5,5,6,6,7,7,8,8,9,9,9-heptadecafluorononanoic acid NIST Chemistry WebBook
Heptadecafluornonansäure ChEBI
Heptadekafluornonansäure ChEBI
Perfluornonansäure ChEBI
perfluoro-n-nonanoic acid ChemIDplus
perfluorononan-1-oic acid ChemIDplus
perfluorononanoic acid NIST Chemistry WebBook
Manual Xref Database
Perfluorononanoic_acid Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1897287 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
1897287 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
317302 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
375-95-1 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
375-95-1 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
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Last Modified
12 November 2014
General Comment
2014-10-29 Stravs M, Schymanski E, Singer H, Department of Environmental Chemistry, Eawag