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EC number: 931-801-1
CAS number: -
Due to the low vapour pressure of
oleamide, a Henry’s Law Constant of 0.0928
pa m³/moland the rapid
half-life in air calculated according to SRC AOPWIN to be 4.8 hours, it
is concluded that oleamide will not accumulate in air and will not be
transported through the vapour phase into other environmental
compartments in relevant amounts. Thus, air is not a likely route of
environmental contamination and no accumulation and subsequent
deposition of oleamide is to be expected.
The result of the Mackay LEVEL 1
calculation shows that, over time the substance will preferentially
distribute into soil and sediment. The measured log Koc of 5.18 indicate
also a potential to adsorb to soil and sediment. However, due to the
ready biodegadability, the substance will not persist in these
compartments and as the test substance is poorly soluble in water (< 0.1
mg/L) it is expected that sediments are, if at all, only exposed to very
small amounts of the test substance, as amounts will be present in
wastewater, they will be eliminated in common wastewater treatment
plants to a large amount due to the readily bioegradability of oleamide.
The overall environmental fate profile
indicates that oleamide is not to be persistence in the environment.
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