What Is Baking Soda Made of?

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Baking soda made of sodium bicarbonate. It has a slightly alkaline taste and has many other local names such as bread soda, cooking soda, and bicarbonate soda. However potassium bicarbonate can be used to perform the same functions.
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Baking soda is sodium bicarbonate.
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Baking soda is a white crystalline powder (NaHCO3) better known to chemists as sodium bicarbonate, bicarbonate of soda, sodium hydrogen carbonate, or sodium acid carbonate. It is classified as an acid salt, formed by combining an acid (carbonic) and a base (sodium hydroxide), and it reacts with other chemicals as a mild alkali.
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