Azelaic acid

Azelaic acid is an organic, saturated dicarboxylic acid from renewable raw material. Azelaic acid occurs naturally in wheat, barley and rye. Applications include use as a precursor to polymers and plasticisers, as a thickener in lubricants and as an ingredient in a range of hair and skin care products.


  • nonanedioic acid
  • 1,7-heptanedioic acid

General information:

Abbreviation AZA
CAS number 123-99-9
EC no: 204-669-1
REACH Registration No. 01-2119557891-28
MATSEN Article no. 1113
Sum formula: C9H16O4
Description white powder with a characteristic odour
Available packaging 25 kg bags, various types of big bags
Variants Standard | Cosmetics | Pharma
Aggregate state solid
Form powder
Colour white
Odour characteristic
Purity >98% (w/w)
Boiling point 357.1 °C
Melting point 106,5 °C

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