Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Allergies & immunotoxicity
About HC ORANGE NO. 1: HC Orange No. 1 is a hair color.
Function(s): Hair Colorant; HAIR DYEING
Synonym(s): 2-NITRO-4'-HYDROXYDIPHENYLAMINE; 4- ( (2-NITROPHENYL) AMINO) PHENOL; 4- [ (2-NITROPHENYL) AMINO] PHENOL; P- [ (O-NITROPHENYL) AMINO] PHENOL; PHENOL, 4- [ (2-NITROPHENYL) AMINO] -; 2-NITRO-4'-HYDROXYDIPHENYLAMINE; 4'-HYDROXY-2-NITRODIPHENYLAMINE; 4- ( (2-NITROPHENYL) AMINO) PHENOL; HC ORANGE 1
|Violation of government restrictions - Restricted in cosmetics; use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - ||EU Banned and Restricted Fragrances|
|Restricted in cosmetics (recommendations or requirements) - use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - ||CosIng|
|3 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical see search results ->||NLM PubMed|
|European Commission. 2013. Cosing, the European Commission database with information on cosmetic substances and ingredients. Accessed on March 1, 2013 at http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/cosmetics/cosing/ .|
|NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov. |
|SCCPNFP (Scientific Committee On Cosmetic Products And Non-Food Products). 1999. Opinion Concerning Fragrance Allergy In Consumers. . SCCNFP/0017/98 Final, December 1999; and SCCPNFP (Scientific Committee On Cosmetic Products And Non-Food Products). 2000. An Initial List Of Perfumery Materials Which Must Not Form Part Of Fragrances Compounds Used In Cosmetic Products. SCCNFP/0320/00, final May 2000.|
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