A soluble white powder used in fire extinguishers and effervescent drinks and as a leavening agent in baking. Also called baking soda.
- Chemical formula: NaHCO3.
- They also demonstrated the use of fire extinguishers with chemicals such as sodium bicarbonate and diluted sulphuric acid.
- The fizz comes from the production of carbon dioxide gas that is created when sodium bicarbonate (baking soda) reacts with acids.
- Traditional treatment of ethylene glycol poisoning consists of sodium bicarbonate, ethanol, and hemodialysis.
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Syllabification: so·di·um bi·car·bon·ate
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