Light grey crystal powder
ChEBI: An aminophenol that is one of three amino derivatives of phenol which has the single amino substituent located meta to the phenolic -OH group.
White crystals or off-white flakes.
3-Aminophenol may react with strong oxidizers and mineral acids or bases.
Crystallise it from hot water or toluene. [Beilstein 13 IV 952.]
Flash point data for 3-Aminophenol are not available. 3-Aminophenol is probably combustible.
Air & Water Reactions
3-Aminophenol may be sensitive to prolonged exposure to air and light. Slightly soluble in water.
Dye intermediate, manufacture of p-aminosalicylic acid.