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Interfiling I485?

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I am eligible for both FB as well as EB based I-485 (PD current either ways). I don't want to submit two I-485s to cause delays. If one has submitted EB (1-140), and later wants to switch to FB (I-130) faster process, is this permissible as per law? Is it just a written explanation that needs to be provided? 

Ps: What if I have used the interim EAD/AP associated with EB and then what happens if I decide to switch to FB, does it matter? 

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It is possible to change the underlying immigrant petition, if the PD for that petition is current. Has no effect on an EAD because the EAD is based on the I-485, not the I-130 or I-140.

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Excellent response. Especially clarifying the EAD logic , makes sense. I had read the Murthy article on this a while ago, but wasn't clear on the EAD part. Thank you! 

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