What is the scientific name of baking soda?


Baking soda is a white, crystalline solid that has a salty taste. Baking soda is the common name of sodium bicarbonate. The chemical formula of baking soda is NaHCO3. Baking soda is basically a salt that comprises a sodium cation which can be represented as Na+ and a bicarbonate anion which can be represented as HCO3.

Sodium Bicarbonate’s properties

  • Powder dust is not as explosive.
  • It is non-flammable.
  • It has a melting point of 500 °C and is an odourless white crystalline solid.
  • Baking soda is basic in nature.

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