Sodium Bicarbonate Facts – Baking Soda or Sodium Hydrogen Carbonate


This is the structure of sodium bicarbonate, also known as sodium hydrogen carbonate or baking soda.

This is the structure of sodium bicarbonate, also known as sodium hydrogen carbonate or baking soda.

These are facts, chemical properties and physical properties of sodium bicarbonate, which is also known as baking soda or sodium hydrogen carbonate.

Sodium Bicarbonate Facts and Properties

CAS number144-55-8
namesodium bicarbonate
IUPAC namesodium hydrogen carbonate
common namebaking soda
formulaNaHCO3
compound formulaCHNaO3
molecular weight84.0066 g/mol
phase at STPsolid
density2.16 g/cm3
solubilitysoluble in water
odorodorless

Primary Reference: WolframAlpha Knowledgebase, 2011

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