Fluoride Action Network

SIDS Initial Assessment Report: Ammonium Perfluorooctanoate & Perfluorooctanoic Acid.

April 1st, 2006
Location: International
Industry type: Perfluorinated chemicals

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1. Chemical Name: Ammonium Perfluorooctanoate & Perfluorooctanoic Acid
2. CAS Number: 3825-26-1 and  335-67-1
3. Sponsor Country

Environment and Exposure

BMU (Bundesministerium fu?r Umwelt,
Naturschutz und Reaktorsicherheit)
Contact person: Alexander Nies
Postfach 12 06 29 D- 53048 Bonn

Human Health part


4. Shared Partnership with: Environmental and Exposure part:
UBA and BUA, Germany
DuPont de Nemours (Belgium) BVBA
5. Roles/Responsibilities of the Partners:

• Name of industry sponsor /consortium

DuPont de Nemours (Belgium) BVBA
A Spinoystraat 6
B-2800 Mechelen
Dr. Watze de Wolf
Eric van Wely

• Process used

Sharing process:
US-EPA: Human Health part
Germany: Environmental and Exposure part

6. Sponsorship History • How was the chemical or category brought into the OECD HPV Chemicals Programme?
7. Review Process Prior to the SIAM: 1.) last literature search (update): June 2006 (Toxicology) June 2005 (Ecotoxicology): databases CA, biosis; search profile CAS-No. and special search terms.
– March 2006 (Exposure): company information, databases as named above.

2.) Other review processes:
Mammalian Toxicology: 1) External Review of US EPA report- written procedure, April 2003; 2) U. S. EPA Science Advisory Board , February 2005

Ecotoxicology: OECD ICCA review process including addition of few relevant current information and publications

8. Quality check process: Internal crosscheck
9. Date of Submission: 1.) January 20th 2006 for SIAM 22
2.) written procedure before SIAM 24
10. Comments: For the assessment of environmental hazards, with some minor exceptions, only data published before 2006, March1st is considered.