What is it?
Direct Orange 34 is an azo dye belonging to the direct dye class for dyeing and printing of textiles. This class of dyes lack “washfastness” and many “bleed” continually.

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

The following information may help you manage your allergic contact dermatitis to certain textile dyes.
  • Use topical and/or systemic corticosteroids when needed.
  • Wash all clothing 3 times before wearing.
  • Wear loose-fitting clothing.

Uses:
  • Textiles and fabric dye for:
    • Cotton
    • Silk
    • Cellulose
    • Nylon
    • Wool
    • Rayon
  • Dye in paper
  • Dye in leather

Other names for Direct Orange 34:
  • Direct Orange TGL
  • Direct fast orange TGL

Potential cross-reacting/co-reacting substances:
  • Other direct dyes

How safe is it?

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