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Sulfur

Chemical Formula: S

Synonyms

Description

Yellow crystals or powder

Uses

Sulfur is used in acne medications to treat inflamed lesions (pimples). It can cause whiteheads and blackheads (comedones) if used by itself, so it is usually combined with salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide, or resorcinol, which eliminate comedones.


trisulfur: InChI=1/S3/c1-3-2


tetrasulfur: InChI=1/S4/c1-3-4-2


cyclotetrasulfur: InChI=1/S4/c1-2-4-3-1


cyclopentasulfur: InChI=1/S5/c1-2-4-5-3-1


hexathiane: InChI=1/S6/c1-2-4-6-5-3-1


heptathiepane: InChI=1/S7/c1-2-4-6-7-5-3-1


By Simon Quellen Field

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