Safety Assessment of 2-Amino-3-Hydroxypyridine as Used in Cosmetics

Christina L. Burnett, Wilma F. Bergfeld, Donald V. Belsito, Ronald A. Hill, Curtis D. Klaassen, Daniel C. Liebler, James G. Marks, Ronald C. Shank, Thomas J. Slaga, Paul W. Snyder, Lillian J. Gill, Bart Heldreth

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The Expert Panel for Cosmetic Ingredient Safety (Panel) reviewed the safety of 2-Amino-3-Hydroxypyridine, which is reported to function as an oxidative hair dye ingredient. The Panel reviewed relevant animal and human data provided in this safety assessment, and concluded that 2-Amino-3-Hydroxypyridine is safe in the present practices of use and concentration for use in oxidative hair dye formulations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)91S-97S
JournalInternational journal of toxicology
Issue number2_suppl
StatePublished - Sep 1 2020
Externally publishedYes


  • 2-Amino-3-Hydroxypyridine
  • cosmetics
  • safety

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Toxicology


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