HAZARD ALERT: Flammable; strong irritant to skin and eyes; Toxic by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption. Substance caustic and corrosive. Fumes at temperatures slightly above room temperature. Vapor irritating. LD50 1200 mg/kg. TLV 25 mg/m3.
Storage: Organic #2 in a dedicated flammables cabinet; if one is not available then store in a Flinn Saf-Stor™ Can.
Shelf Life: Potentially poor, absorbs carbon dioxide from air, keep tightly closed and stored in a Flinn Chem-Saf™ Bag.
Soluble: Water and alcohol; slightly in ether.
CAS No. 107-15-3
Flinn Catalog/Reference Manual Page 78
Ethylenediamine, 500 mL