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Based on Epiwin V3.12 Level III Fugacity Model estimations, the major low molecular weight components of Cashew Nutshell Extract, Decarboxylated, Distillation Residue (Distillation Residue Grade) which are cardanol and cardol (see Section 1.2) will distribute mainly to soil (37.3 - 77.7%) if released to the air compartment, almost exclusively to sediment (94.8 – 97.3%) if released to water, exclusively to soil if released to soil and mainly to sediment (66.9 – 69.9%) if released simultaneously to all air, soil and water compartments.

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