4-Aminophenol home ICD10: L23.9

4-Aminophenol

Formula CAS
C6H7NO 123-30-8



Background
4-Aminophenol is used as a photograph developer intermediate. It is also used in the manufacture of sulfur and azo dyes.

Synonyms
4-Aminophenol
p-Aminophenol
Aminophenol
p-Hydroxyaniline
4-Amino-1-hydroxybenzene
Activol
Azol
Certinal
Citol
Paranol
Rodinal
Unal
Ursol P

Uses
Feather and fur dye
Hair dye
Photography developer

Cross-Reactions
Para group of compounds

Unusual Reactions
Asthma
Methemoglobin formation

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Referenties
1. Rycroft RJG. et al. Textbook of Contact Dermatitis. 1992, New York: Springer-Verlag.
2. Basketter DA, Goodwin BF. Investigation of the prohapten concept. Cross reactions between 1,4-substituted benzene derivatives in the guinea pig. Contact Dermatitis 1988;19(4):248-253.


Auteur(s):
dr. Jan R. Mekkes. Dermatoloog, Amsterdam UMC.

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