Azelaic Acid

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Azelaic acid
Skeletal formula of azelaic acid
Ball-and-stick model of the azelaic acid molecule
Names
IUPAC name
nonanedioic acid
Identifiers
123-99-9 YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:48131 YesY
ChEMBL ChEMBL1238 YesY
ChemSpider 2179 YesY
DrugBank DB00548 YesY
7484
Jmol 3D image Interactive graph
KEGG D03034 YesY
PubChem 2266
UNII F2VW3D43YT YesY
Properties
C9H16O4
Molar mass 188.22 g/mol
Appearance white solid
Density 1.443 g/mL
Melting point 109 to 111 °C (228 to 232 °F; 382 to 384 K)
Boiling point 286 °C (547 °F; 559 K) at 100 mmHg
2.14 g/L
Acidity (pKa) 4.550, 5.498
Pharmacology
D10AX03 (WHO)
Legal status
Topical
Pharmacokinetics:
Very low
12 h
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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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. It is found in wheat, rye, and barley. It is a precursor to diverse industrial products including polymers, plasticizers, as well as being a component of a number of hair and skin conditioners.

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