I agree Our site saves small pieces of text information (cookies) on your device in order to deliver better content and for statistical purposes. You can disable the usage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. By browsing our website without changing the browser settings you grant us permission to store that information on your device.
Sodium carbonate is commonly used as an inorganic base and a buffer component in several synthetic organic transformations in both chemical industries and research laboratories. Often used as an electrolyte, sodium carbonate acts as a very good conductor in the process of electrolysis. Apart from being used as a common chemical/biological/biotechnological laboratory reagent, it is also used as a water softener in laundering, processing wood pulp, cleaners, and making glass. It can be used for standardization of acids, and qualitative testing of cations. In dyeing with fiber-reactive dyes, sodium carbonate is used to ensure proper chemical bonding of the dye with cellulose fibers.
Fang, L.; Duan, X.; Chen, R.; Cheng, F. An effective utilization of the slag from acid leaching of coal-waste: preparation of water glass with a low-temperature co-melting reaction. J Air Waste Manag Assoc. 2014, 64 (8), 887-93.
Okada, T.; Yonezawa, S. Reduction-melting combined with a Na2CO3 flux recycling process for lead recovery from cathode ray tube funnel glass. Waste Manag. 2014, 4 (8), 1470-1479.
Yang, L.; Cao, J.; Jin, Y.; Chang, H. M.; Jameel, H.; Phillips, R.; Li, Z. Effects of sodium carbonate pretreatment on the chemical compositions and enzymatic saccharification of rice straw. Bioresour. Technol. 2012, 124, 283-91.
Allen, J. A.; Halverson-Tamboli, R. A.; Rasenick, M. M. Lipid raft microdomains and neurotransmitter signalling. Nat. Rev. Neurosci. 2007, 8, 128-140.
Hazard Statements: H319
Causes serious eye irritation.
Precautionary Statements: P234-P264b-P280i-P305+P351+P338-P337+P313-P390
Keep only in original container. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Wear eye/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention. Absorb spillage to prevent material damage.