Hydroquinone

CAS #
123-31-9
Synonym
Idrochinone; Quinol/1-4 dihydroxy benzene/1-4 hydroxy benzene

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.

Hazard Class
9
UN Number
3077
Packing Group
III
Import Duty
2907.22.50.00