Definition of hydroquinone in English:
noun[mass noun] Chemistry
A crystalline compound made by the reduction of benzoquinone.
- The creams often contain dangerously high amounts of hydroquinone, a depigmenting chemical that can be harmful or fatal in large doses.
- Bleaching agents include hydroquinone, which is available in 2 to 4 percent creams and gels.
- Cosmetic improvement has been reported with laser therapy or topical treatment with tretinoin or hydroquinone.
Definition of hydroquinone in:
- US English dictionary