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According to the SIDS Initial Assessment Report for this substance (2006), Amides, C16-C18 (even), N,N'-ethylenebis will be mainly distributed among (76.9%) soil and sediment (21.5%) compartments when released to the air; among sediment (97.4%) and water (2.6%) if released to the water; almost exclusively to the soil (99%) if released in this compartment, and among sediment (68.1%), soil (30%) and water (1.9%) when simultaneous release to air, soil and water occurs. The substance will not tend to evaporate from the water surface, according to its Henry’s Law Constant value 0.0151 Pa m3/mol. Furthermore, the calculated log Koc values of 8.6 and 8.91 indicate its potential for adsorption.