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 number 144-55-8
name sodium bicarbonate
IUPAC name sodium hydrogen carbonate
common name baking soda
formula NaHCO3
compound formula CHNaO3
molecular weight 84.0066 g/mol
phase at STP solid
density 2.16 g/cm3
solubility soluble in water
odor odorless

Primary Reference: WolframAlpha Knowledgebase, 2011

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