Agent Name

HC Red 3

CAS Number

2871-01-4

Formula

C8-H11-N3-O3

Major Category

Dyes

Synonyms

2-((4-Amino-2-nitrophenyl)amino)ethanol; 2-(4-Amino-2-nitroanilino)ethanol; 4-(2-Hydroxyethyl)amino-3-nitroaniline; Ethanol, 2-((4-amino-2-nitrophenyl)amino)-; Ethanol, 2-(4-amino-2-nitroanilino)-; H.C. Red 3; HC Red 3; N(sup 1)-(2-Hydroxyethyl)-2-nitro-p-phenylenediamine; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Dyes

Description

Dark maroon or dark brown solid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

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

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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