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Product name: Tretinoin
Alias: retinoic acid; Vitamin A acid; Retinoic acid; Vitamin A acid
CAS NO.: 302-79-4
Molecular formula: C20H28O2
Molecular weight: 300.44
Mesh: 80 mesh
Appearance: yellow to orange powder
Storage condition: shading and sealed storage

Tretinoin product description

Tretinoin, also known as retinoic acid, is the metabolic intermediate of vitamin A in the body, which mainly affects the growth of bone and promotes the metabolism of epithelial cell proliferation, differentiation, keratinolysis and so on. It is used to treat acne vulgaris, psoriasis, ichthyosis, pityriasis rubra, hair follicle keratosis, squamous cell carcinoma, melanoma and other diseases.

Tretinoin function and application

1. The effect of tretinoin on the skin has no effect on the melanocytes of normal people, but when the skin has physiological changes or is subject to drugs, ultraviolet radiation and trauma, retinoic acid can effectively correct or prevent the changes of dermal connective tissue caused by harmful factors, thereby protecting the skin.

2. Tretinoin can inhibit leukocyte chemotaxis, so it also has strong anti-inflammatory effect.

3. Retinoic acid is mainly used in skin diseases, especially psoriasis, acne, etc.