Active Ingredient(s):Azelaic Acid FDA Approved: * September 13, 1995 Pharm Company: *ALLERGAN Category:Rosacea
Azelaic acid (AzA) is an organic compound with the formula HOOC(CH2)7COOH. 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 and plasticizers, as well as being a component of a number of hair and skin conditioners. AzA inhibits tyrosinase.
2 Biological function
3.1 Polymers and related materials
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