Retinoic acid is a metabolic intermediate of vitamin A in vivo, which mainly affects bone growth and promotes epithelial cell proliferation, differentiation and keratinolysis. It is used to treat acne vulgaris, psoriasis, ichthyosis, lichen planus, pityriasis rubra, follicular keratosis, squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma.
|CAS No.:||302-79-4||Other Names:||Retinoic Acid|
|EINECS No.:||206-129-0||Place of Origin:||China (Mainland)|
|Grade Standard:||Food Grade, Medicine Grade,Cosmetic Grade||Usage:||Pharmaceuticals, for treatment of acne|
|Product name:||Retinoic Acid/Tretinoin/Vitamin A Acid||Appearance:||Yellow crystalline powder|
|Loss on drying:||Not more than 0.5%||Assay:||98.0%-102%|
|Heavy metals:||Not more than 0.002%||Identification:||Conform|
Functions and Applications
1.It is a drug commonly used to treat acne vulgaris and keratosis pilaris.
2.It is available as a cream or gel. It is also used to treat acute promyelocytic leukemia.
3.It can stimulate skin growth and keep epidermic normal.
4.It can slow down skin aging process for solarization, remove tiny wrinkles.
5.It can reduce skin roughness, so skin will become ruddy.