Baking Soda / Soda-bi-carb / Sodium-bi-carbonate

Baking Soda / Soda-bi-carb

Baking Soda or sodium-bi-carbonate or soda-bi-carb is a salt having Na+ as cation and
HCO3 as anion and molecular formula
NaHCO3.

Structural formula :

Baking Soda is mainly used in cooking, because it reacts with other compounds to release carbon dioxide, that helps dough rise.

Besides cooking it also used as a deodorizer, antacid, cleaning agent etc.

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