2-Aminophenol is used to make dyes and pharmaceuticals. It is also used as a reagent for the synthesis of heterocyclic compounds.
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Gefahrenhinweise (EU): H302-H332-H341
Harmful if swallowed. Harmful if inhaled. Suspected of causing genetic defects.
Wear protective gloves/clothing. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of water.