What is it?
4-Aminophenol is a primary intermediate for hair dyes and used in photography and dyeing.

How do I avoid it?
Avoidance requires reading labels, package inserts, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and on occasion, direct communication with the manufacturer.

Uses:
  • Hair dyes
  • Analgesics
  • Photographic developer in black and white film
  • Fur dyes
  • Feather dyes
  • Rubber antioxidant
  • Textile dyes
  • Oil additive

Other names for 4-Aminophenol:
  • 1-Amino-4-hydroxybenzene
  • 4-Aminobenzenol
  • 4-nitro-2-aminophenol
  • Actinol
  • Aminophenol
  • Azzol
  • Certinal
  • Citrol
  • m-aminophenol
  • p-Aminophenol
  • Para-aminophenol
  • Paranol
  • p-Hydroxyaniline
  • Rodinal®
  • Roenal
  • Unal
  • Unsol P

Potential cross-reacting/co-reacting substances:
  • Para-Phenylenediamin

How safe is it?

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