Sodium bicarbonate or sodium hydrogen carbonate is the chemical
compound with the formula NaHCO3. Sodium bicarbonate is a white
solid that is crystalline but often appears as a fine powder. It has
a slightly salty, alkaline taste resembling that of washing soda.
Sodium bicarbonate, or sodium hydrogen carbonate, is an antacid that
neutralizes stomach acid.
Since it has long been known and is widely used, the salt has
many related names such as baking soda, bread soda, cooking soda,
and bicarbonate of soda. In colloquial usage, its name is shortened
to sodium bicarb, bicarb soda, or simply bicarb.
Neutralization of acids and bases
Baking soda in sports
As a cleaning agent
As a biopesticide
Cattle feed supplement
Miscellaneous-Sodium bicarbonate can be used to extinguish
small grease or electrical fires by being thrown over the fire.
Molar mass : 84.007 g/mol
Melting point : 50° C
Density : 2.20 g/cm³
Soluble in : Water
Other name : Baking soda, Sodium hydrogen carbonate
Molecular Formula : NaHCO3
Type : Sodium Bicarbonate