Hydroquinone

Synonyms: Idrochinone; Quinol/1-4 dihydroxy benzene/1-4 hydroxy benzene
Transport Information
Hazard Class
UN Number
Packing Group
9
3077
III
CAS Number
123-31-9
Import Duty
2907.22.50.00

A major component in most photographic developers for film and paper where, with the compound Metol, it reduces silver halides to elemental silver. Used as a topical application in skin whitening to reduce the color of skin.