What is Sodium Carbonate

Its largest applications are in the manufacture of glass, paper, rayon, soaps and detergents. As a food additive, it is used as an acidity regulator, anti-caking agent, raising agent and stabiliser. As a medicine, because it neutralises gastric acid, it acts an antacid.

  • Synonyms: Soda ash, Soda crystals, Washing soda
  • INCI: Sodium Carbonate
  • Chemical Formula: Na2CO3
  • CAS Number: 24551-51-7

Product Specifications

Chemical Formula Na2CO3
CAS Number 24551-51-7
Molar Weight 105.988g/mol
Specific Gravity 2.53
Melting Point 851 °C
Forms White crystals
Grades Food PA Grade Pharma Technical
Variations Granular Powder Crystals

Uses and Applications for Sodium Carbonate

Key Applications

  • Bleaching agent
  • Cleaning and furnishing care products
  • Food packaging
  • Furniture and furnishings
  • Paints and coatings
  • Paper products
  • Personal care products


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

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