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Aromatic amines: use in azo dye chemistry
Harold S. Freeman1,*
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695-8301, USA
DOI: 10.2741/4093 Volume 18 Issue 1, pp.145-164
Published: 01 January 2013
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Arylamine induced carcinogenesis)
*Corresponding Author(s):  
Harold S. Freeman

This chapter provides an overview of the chemical structures and properties of aromatic amines and their role in the development and utility of azo dyes. Approaches to the design of environmentally benign alternatives to genotoxic primary aromatic amines, as azo dye precursors, are included.

Key words

Aromatic amines, azo dyes, diazo coupling, light fastness, genotoxicity, molecular design, basicity, synthesis, Review

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Harold S. Freeman. Aromatic amines: use in azo dye chemistry. Frontiers in Bioscience-Landmark. 2013. 18(1); 145-164.