Sodium hydrogen carbonate is used as a laboratory chemical, a leavening agent, a neutralizer, as an active component in fire extinguishers, as a source of carbon dioxide and pH balancer in pools, as a cattle feed supplement and in spas and garden ponds. It is utilized for paint and corrosion removal, baking powder, as a mild abrasive and in cleaning compounds. In the field of medicine, it is used as an antacid to treat acid indigestion and heartburn.
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Hazard Statements: H303
May be harmful if swallowed.
Precautionary Statements: P312a