The bicarbonate buffering system is important in many different cellular processes. It is also used in the formation of acid in the lumen on the stomach. Used to neutralize the pH of the chyme leaving the stomach and entering the small intestine. It is also used to maintain pH in serum samples.
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Hazard Statements: H319
Causes serious eye irritation.
Precautionary Statements: P280i-P264-P305+P351+P338-P337+P313
Wear eye/face protection. Wash thoroughly after handling. 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.