Agent Name

HC Yellow 4

CAS Number

59820-43-8

Formula

C10-H14-N2-O5

Major Category

Dyes

Synonyms

2-((2-(2-Hydroxyethoxy)-4-nitrophenyl)amino)ethanol; 2-(3-Nitro-6-(beta-hydroxyethylamino)phenoxy)ethanol; Ethanol, 2-((2-(2-hydroxyethoxy)-4-nitrophenyl)amino)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Dyes

Description

Bright yellow 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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