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Administrative data

Endpoint:
surface tension
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: While all testing indicates this figure is accurate and reliable, it is acknowledged that it was not obtained under GLP.

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
Surface tension of fluoroalkanes in a liquid phase
Author:
Tetsuo Sakka, Yukio H. Ogata
Year:
2005
Bibliographic source:
Journal of Fluorine Chemistry Volume 126, Issue 3, March 2005, Pages 371–375

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
no guideline followed
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Literature value
GLP compliance:
no
Type of method:
other: Literature value

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
Perfluorooctane
EC Number:
206-199-2
EC Name:
Perfluorooctane
Cas Number:
307-34-6
Molecular formula:
C8F18
IUPAC Name:
octadecafluorooctane

Results and discussion

Surface tension
Key result
Surface tension:
ca. 13.7 mN/m
Temp.:
25 °C
Conc.:
100 vol%

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
Pure material has a surface tension of 13.7 mN/m at 25°C.
Executive summary:

Pure material has a surface tension of 16 mN/m at 25°C.