What is it?
3-Aminophenol is a substance used in different kinds of dye, especially hair dye.

How do I avoid it?
You should avoid contact with this substance. Avoidance requires reading labels, package inserts, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), and on occasion, communication with the manufacturer.  Because it is used mainly in hair dye, another way to avoid it is to avoid using any hair dye.

  • Coupler used in hair dye
  • Fur Dye
  • Personal Care Preparations/Cosmetics:
    • Aftershave lotions
    • Hair color sprays (aerosol)
    • Hair dyes and colors
    • Hair lighteners with color
    • Hair tints
  • Photographic developer

Other names for 3-Aminophenol:
  • 2-Amino-1-hydroxybenzene
  • 3-Hydroxylaniline
  • m-Aminophenol
  • 1-amino-3-hydroxybenzene
  • 3-Aminobenzolol

How safe is it?

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