What is Sodium Bicarbonate

Primarily used in baking as a leavening agent, it is also used to tenderise meat. As a medicine when mixed with water, it can be used as an antacid to treat acid indigestion and heartburn. It is also used widely in personal care products like toothpaste, and in mouthwashes due to its antiseptic properties.

  • Synonyms: Sodium acid carbonate, Bicarbonate of soda, Carbonic acid monosodium salt, Sodium acid carbonate, Baking soda
  • INCI: Sodium Bicarbonate
  • Chemical Formula: NaHCO3
  • CAS Number: 144-55-8

Product Specifications

Chemical Formula NaHCO3
CAS Number 144-55-8
Molar Weight 84.006g/mol
Specific Gravity 2.159
Melting Point >300 °C
Boiling Point 851°C
Forms White powder
Grades Feed Food Pharma Pure Technical
Variations Granular Powder

Uses and Applications for Sodium Bicarbonate

Key Applications

  • Agriculture products (non-pesticide)
  • Cleaning and furnishing care products
  • Food additives
  • Food packaging
  • Laundry and dish washing products
  • Textiles


  • Water Treatment
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Polymers
  • Pharma
  • Oil & Gas
  • Cleaning
  • Rubber
  • Lubricants
  • Cosmetics
  • Agriculture
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Coatings & Construction

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