What is it?
p-Methylaminophenol is used in black and white photographic developing and in hair dyes.

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

  • Hair colorant
  • Black and white picture developing
  • Dyeing of furs

Other names for p-Methylaminophenol:
  • Metol
  • 4-Methylaminophenol Sulfate
  • Methylaminophenol Sulfate
  • 4-Methylaminophenol sulfate
  • Pictol
  • Elon
  • 4-(methylamino)phenol sulfate

Potential cross-reacting/co-reacting substances:
  • Other aminophenols
  • PABA
  • PPD (p-phenylenediamine)

How safe is it?

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