Agent Name

Lithium acetylide, ethylene diamine complex

CAS Number

6867-30-7; 50475-76-8

Formula

C2-H8-N2.C2-H-Li

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Lithium acetylide, ethylenediamine complex; Lithium, (1,2-ethanediamine-kappaN,kappaN')ethynyl-; Lithium, (1,2-ethanediamine-kappaN1,kappaN2)ethynyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN3131

Category

Organic Compounds, Metal Salts

Description

Brown powder with an amine-like odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Reacts violently with water evolving extremely flammable gases; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Lithium." See "Acetylene" and "Ethylenediamine."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Water-reactive solid, corrosive, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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