Agent Name

Ethylenediamine dihydrochloride

CAS Number

333-18-6

Formula

C2-H8-N2.2Cl-H

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1,2-Diaminoethane dihydrochloride; 1,2-Ethanediamine, dihydrochloride; Chlor-ethamine; Dimethylenediamine dihydrochloride; Ethylenediamine hydrochloride (VAN); Ethylenediammonium chloride; 1,2-Ethanediamine, hydrochloride (1:2); Ethylenediamine, dihydrochloride; Ethylenediammonium dichloride; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amines, Aliphatic

Description

White crystalline solid; Hygroscopic; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes allergic dermatitis in 48-hr constant dermal studies of humans; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; May cause skin and respiratory sensitization; Harmful by ingestion; Reproductive and developmental toxicity observed in experimental animals; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Ethylenediamine."

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Asthma

Yes

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