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Azelaic acid

technical, ~85% (GC)

Synonym: Nonanedioic acid

  • CAS Number 123-99-9

  • Linear Formula HO2C(CH2)7CO2H

  • Molecular Weight 188.22

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1101094

  •  EC Number 204-669-1

  •  MDL number MFCD00004432

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329749451

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Properties

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vapor density   6.5 (vs air)
vapor pressure   <1 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   BDJRBEYXGGNYIS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
grade   technical
assay   ~85% (GC)
bp   286 °C/100 mmHg(lit.)
mp   109-111 °C(lit.)

Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

Azelaic acid is a potent inhibitor of 5α-reductase activity. It is a reversible competitive inhibitor of thioredoxin reductase in human melanoma cells.

General description

Azelaic acid (Nonanedioic acid) is a naturally occurring saturated, nonphenolic compound isolated from cultures Pityrosporum ovale. It is a therapeutic agent with well-known antibacterial properties.

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Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
CM1980000
Flash Point(F) 
410 °F
Flash Point(C) 
210 °C
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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