What Is Baking Soda?


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Sudipa Sarkar answered
Baking soda is an essential component of various household services. It is also known as sodium hydrogen carbonate, sodium bicarb, bread soda, bicarbonate of soda as well as sodium bicarbonate. This is an inorganic compound and the chemical formula of baking soda is NaHCO3. This is a crystalline component but most of the time it looks like a fine powder. In household work, it may be used as an antacid, cleaner and deodorizer. Moreover, it is used in producing sparkling salts, beverages and baking powder. In industrial context, it has a great value as well. There it is used in the production of other sodium salts. It is utilized in the treatment of wool and silk. In the pharmaceutical industry, it is employed in the production of different pharmaceuticals, sponge rubbers, fire extinguishers, cleaners, lab reagents, mouthwash and platinum and gold plating.
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Anonymous answered
A popular drink amongst the teenage population and a alternate use as a inhalant amongst the elderly.

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