What is Sodium Bicarbonate?

Sodium Bicarbonate is an industrial chemical made up of the elements sodium, carbon, oxygen, and hydrogen. It has the appearance of a white crystalline solid that is often seen in the powder form. It has a slightly salty and alkaline taste similar to that of washing soda. Sodium Bicarbonate is also known as Baking Soda and its chemical formula is NaHCO3. It comes in the form Sodium Bicarbonate 99%.

This chemical has many industrial uses but it is most popularly used in the food industry.

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Sodium Bicarbonate Uses

Sodium Bicarbonate is an extremely useful chemical. It is an industrial chemical that is most commonly used in the food industry. Its uses are:

  • Sodium Bicarbonate 99% is most popularly used in cooking. Its primary use in baking is as a leavening agent. It causes the expansion and rise of the batter giving it a characteristic texture.
  • It is used with sourdough to make a lighter product with less acidic taste.
  • In the presence of heat, it rises on its own because of thermal decomposition.
  • It is used in the making of baking powder which is alkaline and unlike baking soda it does not require any acidic ingredient for activation.
  • It is used in pyrotechnics. It is a major component of black stone firework.
  • It is used to delay combustion reactions.
  • It is used as a mild disinfectant. It has weak disinfecting properties but can be used as a fungicide for some organisms.
  • It is also used as a fire extinguisher to extinguish small fires because it releases carbon dioxide.
  • It is also used for the neutralisation of unwanted acid solutions or acid spills.
  • It has useful medicinal and health uses. It is used for treating acid ingestion and heartburn.
  • It is commonly used in personal hygiene products such as mouthwashes etc.
  • It is used as a cattle feed supplement.
  • It is widely used as a cleaning agent.
  • It is also very useful for odour control.

Is Sodium Bicarbonate Safe?

Sodium Bicarbonate is generally considered safe because the chemical is not toxic. Exposure to this chemical has no serious health effects. According to the MSDS of Sodium Bicarbonate, it is not hazardous. It may only cause irritation to eyes due to abrasion. Proper storage and disposal of Sodium Bicarbonate needs to be taken into consideration in order to avoid any unwanted effects.

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How is Sodium Bicarbonate Made?

Industrially, Sodium Bicarbonate is prepared from sodium carbonate. It is also produced by mining soda ash in the form of the ore trona. The soda ash is dissolved in water and treated with carbon dioxide. Sodium bicarbonate precipitates as a solid from this solution.

Where to Buy Sodium Bicarbonate in Bulk?

You may be able to find small quantities of Sodium Bicarbonate in your area. However, in order to buy large quantities of Sodium Bicarbonate, it is preferable to import directly from the manufacturers. They can issue certifications and provide cost savings which is better than buying the chemical in small quantities locally or from a distributor.

If you require bulk quantities of this chemical, you can buy Sodium Bicarbonate on our website or contact us for further details.

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Which Countries Manufacture Sodium Bicarbonate in Bulk?

The consumption of Sodium Bicarbonate has increased dramatically across the world, especially in the developing countries. Therefore, its huge demand has led to a surge in companies that produce it. The main producers of Sodium Bicarbonate are:

  • China
  • Belgium
  • Poland
  • India
  • Japan
  • United States of America

How is Sodium Bicarbonate Exported?

Sodium Bicarbonate is shipped in:

  • Plastic woven bag with PE liner with 25kg weight capacity per bag
  • Plastic woven bag with PE liner with 50kg weight capacity per bag
  • Plastic woven bag with PE liner with 750kg weight capacity per bag
  • Plastic woven bag with PE liner with 1000kg weight capacity per bag

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What is the Latest Sodium Bicarbonate Price?

As Sodium Bicarbonate is a commodity product, the price usually changes depending on the price of raw materials, logistics, and other related industrial inputs such as labor and taxes. In order to get the latest price of Sodium Bicarbonate, please contact us and we will provide a quotation right up to your country.

Where to Buy Sodium Bicarbonate?

Here at Camachem we have Sodium Bicarbonate for sale. We export worldwide, so you can contact us for a FREE quotation via email address [email protected] or send a message on WhatsApp for a fast response at +86-131-2037-9271.