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The half-life in air is 1.2 h using EPIWIN AOP. This half-life is < 2 days being the cut off for potential long range transport ( The substance does not have an ozone depletion potential because it does not contain halogens and does not have the potential to reach the stratosphere.

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The photodegradation of Cashmeran was estimated by EPIWIN AOP version 4.10.The estimated rate constants (in cm3.molecule-1.s-1) are 108.2 * 10-12(OH radicals) and 1.14 * 10-17(O3). Combined with estimated ambient atmospheric concentrations, an atmospheric half-lifetime of 1.2 hours is calculated based on a 12-hour daylight period and an average atmospheric concentration of 1.5 * 106OH radicals per cm3 (

For reaction with O3, the atmospheric half -lifetime is 24.2 h with 7 * 1011mol/cm3, based on an average atmospheric concentration of 7 * 107ozone mol per cm3. These data indicate that the atmospheric lifetime of Cashmeran is sufficiently short that it will not undergo long-range transport to any significant extent.