Sodium Bicarbonate IP

Sodium Bicarbonate also known as baking soda is a popular additive that has a slightly salty, alkaline taste. It appears as a white crystalline solid or fine powder.


Sodium Bicarbonate is used in cooking as a leavening agent. It is also used in pest control to kill cockroaches, in paint and corrosion removal, in pools and spas to balance pH levels, as a mild disinfectant and to extinguish small grease or electrical fires. It can also be used as an antacid, in personal hygiene products, as a cleaning agent, as a biopesticide and as cattle feed supplements.


Chemical Name: Sodium Bicarbonate
Synonyms: Sodium Hydrogen Carbonate, Baking soda
Mol. Formula: NaHCO3
Mol. Weight: 84.01 g/mol
CAS No.: 144-55-8


General Specifications

Test Specification…IP
Appearance A white, crystalline powder or small, opaque, monoclinic crystals.
Solubility Soluble in water, practically insoluble in alcohol
Appearance of solution The solution is clear and colorless
Arsenic Maximum 2ppm
Calcium Passes test
Heavy metals Maximum 5ppm
Iron Maximum 20ppm
Carbonate Not more than 8.6
Chlorides Maximum 200ppm
Sulphates Maximum 150ppm
Assay Not less than 99% and not more than 101%


Shelf life, Storage and Packing

It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.


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