... AZELAIC ACID (Azelex™, Finacea™, Finevin®) is used on the skin to treat mild to moderate acne or rosacea, and occasionally other skin conditions. Generic azelaic acid skin creams or gels are not yet available. ...
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Azelaic acid Chemical name nonanedioic acid Other names 1,7-heptanedicarboxylic acid Chemical formula C9H16O4 Molecular mass 188.22 g/mol CAS number [123-99-9] Melting point 98-103 °C Boiling point 237 °C at 20 mmHg SMILES OC(CCCCCCCC(O)=O)=O Disclaimer and references Azelaic acid is a saturated dicarboxylic acid found naturally in wheat, rye, and barley. It is a natural substance that is produced by Malassezia furfur (also known as Pityrosporum ovale), a yeast tha ...
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