The chemical name of baking soda is


What is the chemical name of “Baking Soda”?

  1. Sodium Carbonate
  2. Sodium Bicarbonate
  3. Sodium Chloride
  4. Sodium Nitrate
Pushpendra Pal Dean Asked on 2nd November 2014 in Chemistry.
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    Sodium Bicarbonate (NaHCO3) is known as Baking Soda.

    • IUPAC Name of Baking Soda = Sodium Hydrogen Carbonate
    • Chemical formula of Baking Soda = NaHCO3
    • It occurs in crystalline white solid and odorless in nature.

    Formation of Sodium Bicarbonate:
    By reacting carbon dioxide with aqueous solution of sodium hydroxide.
    CO2 + 2 NaOH → Na2CO3 + H2O    —- (1)

    Now react Na2CO3  with carbon dioxide makes concentrated Sodium Bicarbonate.
    Na2CO3 + CO2 + H2O → 2 NaHCO3  — (2)

    Pushpendra Pal Dean Answered on 12th November 2014.
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