Agent Name

Ethylenediamine dihydroiodide

CAS Number

5700-49-2

Formula

C2-H8-N2.2H-I

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

1,2-Ethanediamine, dihydriodide; EDDI; Ethylenediamine dihydriodide; Hi-O-Dide; Hi-Boot; Hiamine; Hoffman bonded E-D-D iodine compound; Hy-Odide; Hydriodide-O-dide; Hydriodide-Boot; Hydrodine; Iod-Ethamine; Iomide; Jodethamine; Orgadine; Whitmoyer ethylene diamine dihydriodide; 1,2-Diaminoethane, dihydroiodide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Animal Feed Additives

Description

Solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as veterinary feed additive and medication (expectorant, anti-inflammatory, chronic infections, and iodine deficiency; Contains approximately 80% iodine and used as a supplement in areas with iodine-deficient soil; [HSDB]

Comments

Cattle may overeat EDDI-treated mineral supplements and produce milk with excess iodine; [HSDB] A skin and eye irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [eChemPortal: ERMA] An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "Iodine."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.1 mg/m3, inhalable fraction and vapor (iodides)

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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