Agent Name

HC Blue 2

CAS Number

33229-34-4

Formula

C12-H19-N3-O5

Major Category

Dyes

Synonyms

2,2'-((4-((2-Hydroxyethyl)amino)-3-nitrophenyl)imino)bis(ethanol); 3-Nitro-N(sup 1),N(sup 1),N(sup 4)-tris(2-hydroxyethyl)-; Ethanol, 2,2'-((4-((2-hydroxyethyl)amino)-3-nitrophenyl)imino)bis-; Ethanol, 2,2'-((4-((2-hydroxyethyl)amino)-3-nitrophenyl)imino)di-; HC Blue 2; N(sup 1),N(sup 4),N(sup 4)-Tris(2-hydroxyethyl)-2-nitro-para-phenylenediamine; p-Phenylenediamine, 3-nitro-N(sup 1),N(sup 1),N(sup 4)-tris(2-hydroxyethyl)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Dyes

Description

Dark-blue (75% pure) or blackish-blue (98% pure) solid, with a copper cast; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as a dye in semi-permanent hair dye formulations; Not commercially produced in the US; [HSDB]

Comments

An irritant that may cause eye injuries; [CAMEO] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.75E-12 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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