Sodium Bicarbonate

Sodium Bicarbonate:

IUPAC Name: Sodium Hydrogen Carbonate

HS Code: 2915.11.00

Formula: NaHCO3

Appearance: White Powder

CAS No: 144-55-8

Common Names: Baking Soda, Sodium Acid Carbonate, Sodium Hydrogen Carbonate, or Bicarbonate of Soda

Sodium bicarbonate appears as white crystalline or powder and easily soluble in water or any mineral springs. Sodium bicarbonate occurs in nature in the form of mineral nahcolite or thermokalite.

Sodium bicarbonate is widely used for many Industrial uses. It is sometimes used in detergents as a replacement of sodium carbonate because of its low pH. It is also used in Pharmaceuticals Industry to produce antacids and to treat kidney stones, aspirin overdose, hyperkalaemia, low blood pH condition, allergies, and cancer. Other uses also involves Cosmetics and disinfectants, Rubber and plastic, Livestock nutrition and Food industry.

Property Units Value
NaHCO3 % 99 (min)
Arsenic (As) ppm 2 (max)
Iron (Fe) ppm 20 (max)
Heavy Metals (Pb) ppm 10 (max)
Sulphate (as SO4) % 0.03 (max)
Chloride (Cl) % 0.01 (max)
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