Ethilenediamine (C2H8N2)

Substance: ethane-1,2-diamine.

Also known as: Edamine

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Hazard information danger

Corrosive cat. 1
Toxic cat. 1 - 3
Systemic health hazards

Hazard statements

  • Flammable liquid and vapour
  • Harmful if swallowed or if inhaled
  • Toxic in contact with skin
  • Causes severe skin burns and eye damage
  • May cause an allergic skin reaction
  • May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled
  • Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects

Precautionary statements

  • Avoid breathing dust/fume/ gas/mist/vapours/spray. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • Avoid release to the environment.
  • Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses if present and easy to do – continue rinsing.
  • Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor/… [As modified by IV ATP]

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