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Azelaic Acid (Wikipedia)
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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
ChEBICHEBI:48131 YesY
ChEMBLChEMBL1238 YesY
ChemSpider2179 YesY
DrugBankDB00548 YesY
7484
Jmol 3D imageInteractive graph
KEGGD03034 YesY
PubChem2266
UNIIF2VW3D43YT YesY
Properties
C9H16O4
Molar mass188.22 g/mol
Appearancewhite solid
Density1.443 g/mL
Melting point109 to 111 °C (228 to 232 °F; 382 to 384 K)
Boiling point286 °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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