Sodium BicarbonateA multi-use salt product with chemical formula NaHCO3, sodium bicarbonate — commonly known as baking soda and not to be confused with sodium carbonate — is a food additive with the E number E500.
We supply sodium bicarbonate throughout the UK in pack sizes ranging from 25L to bulk transfer to suit your needs.
- Biopesticide: an effective way of controlling fungus growth
Farm & Livestock
- Sold as a cattle feed supplement
Cleaning Chemicals & Detergents
- A paste can be very effective when used in cleaning and scrubbing
- Commonly added to washing machines as a replacement for softener and to remove odours from clothes
- Primarily used in cooking as a leavening agent
- Sometimes used in cooking vegetables, to make them softer
- Used as an ingredient in some mouthwashes.
- In combination with other ingredients, used to make a dry or wet deodorant.
- Used in a process for removing paint and corrosion.
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Our sodium bicarbonate is supplied as a colourless liquid. In its white crystalline solid form, it is often referred to as baking soda, bread soda, cooking soda and bicarbonate of soda.
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Sodium bicarbonate’s uses: cooking, cleaning, cattle feed supplement, fire extinguishers, ‘sodablasting’ & even pyrotechnics
Sodium bicarbonate is made industrially from a reaction of sodium carbonate with carbon dioxide and water. This chemical compound has wide-ranging applications across many industries.
Primarily in cooking, it is used as a chemical leavening agent — when it reacts with acid, carbon dioxide is released that causes expansion of doughs and batters in products like cakes, muffins, cookies and some fried foods. As well as being found in many baking powder product preparations, sodium bicarbonate is also being used in cooking to make vegetables softer.
As an odour absorber, it’s also popular for cleaning used books and is commonly added to washing machines as a replacement for softener and to remove odours from clothes.
Since the heating of sodium bicarbonate releases carbon dioxide, it can also be used to extinguish small grease and electrical fires. In agriculture, it can be used to slow fungal growth and is adopted into some animal feed supplements.
Sodium bicarbonate can be used as part of a mix to remove paint and corrosion when combined with other agents — a process called sodablasting. In a health setting, because it reacts with stomach acid to produce carbon dioxide, water and salt, this compound is also mixed with water to treat acid indigestion and heartburn.
Sodium bicarbonate can also be used in mouthwash and deodorants, and even in the production of certain fireworks, where the release of gas causes a trail of ash to be produced.
Wondering where to buy sodium bicarbonate in bulk?
Whether a 25L or 200L drum, a 1000L IBC or bulk transfer, we’re able to facilitate sodium bicarbonate orders of any size. With leading distribution capabilities, we can reach you quickly, reliably and efficiently, wherever you are in the UK.
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- White solid, colourless liquid
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