CAS No.: 123-99-9
Other Names: nonanedioic acid
Place of Origin: China
Grade Standard: Industrial Grade, Medicine Grade
Purity: 99 above
Appearance: white powder
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Azelaic acid is an organic compound with the formula (CH2)7(CO2H)2. This saturated dicarboxylic acid exists as a white powder.
Polymers and related materials:Esters of this dicarboxylic acid find applications in lubrication and plasticizers. With hexamethylenediamine azelaic acid forms Nylon-6,9, which finds specialized uses as a plastic.
Medical:Azelaic acid is used to treat mild to moderate acne, both comedonal acne and inflammatory acne. It works in part by stopping the growth of skin bacteria that cause acne, and by keeping skin pores clear. Azelaic acid is also used as a topical gel treatment for rosacea, due to its ability to reduce inflammation. Azelaic acid has been used for treatment of skin pigmentation including melasma and post inflammatory hyperpigmentation, particularly in those with darker skin types. It has been recommended as an alternative to hydroquinone (HQ). As a tyrosinase inhibitor, azelaic acid reduces synthesis of melanin.
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