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 hydrogen carbonate, Bicarbonate of soda, Carbonic acid monosodium salt, 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

Uses and Applications for Sodium Bicarbonate


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

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