Sodium bicarbonate (baking soda) - crystalline salt which often occurs in the form of a white powder, fine grinding, which has no odor. It has a mild alkaline properties that do not adversely affect the plant or animal tissue. The chemical formula for sodium bicarbonate - NaHCO3.
Sodium bicarbonate (baking soda, sodium carbonate sour) is widely applied in various spheres of human activity: the food (production of confectionery, bakery, beverage manufacturer), medical, light industry (production of artificial leather and rubber sole), chemical, textile (cotton finish and silk fabrics), the pharmaceutical industry, as well as in non-ferrous metallurgy. Soda food supply to retailers. Sodium bicarbonate is registered as a food additive E500. In the chemical industry sodium bicarbonate is used for the production of foams, dyes, fillers, fire extinguishers, fluoride reagents for the separation of hydrogen sulfide, household chemicals, carbon dioxide from gas mixtures.
Sodium bicarbonate (baking soda, sodium carbonate acidic) is non-toxic, explosive and inflammable. Belongs to the 3rd class of danger by their impact on the human body.