EDD is a preservative and the most common source of skin exposure is with medicated skin creams.
Please be aware that if your spouse or significant other uses topical skincare products that contain this chemical, skin-to-skin transfer may occur to you.

It may take 2 to 3 weeks of avoiding exposure before improvement of your eruption begins.

Other names you may see this chemical listed as:
  1,2 Ethanediamine
  1,2 Diaminoethane

Possible Occupational Exposures:
    Chemical Technicians

Ethylenediamine Dihydrochloride
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Where is it found?
What is it?
Hints on avoiding:
Accelerator in color photo development baths
Antibacterial creams
Antifungal creams
Antihistamine drugs
Coolant oils
Electrophoretic gels
Epoxy curing agent
Epoxy resins
Eye drops
Motion sickness medicines
Nose drops
Nystatin creams
Solvent for casein, albumin, shellac
Steroid Creams
Synthetic waxes
Textile lubricant
Veterinary preparations

Possible cross-reactions may occur with other chemicals:

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This information is provided as educational only and is
not intended to substitute for medical care or recommendations by a physician.