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Asked by srprusty | 7th Feb, 2010, 09:47: PM

Expert Answer:

Sodium hydrogencarbonate is NaHCO3 .

It is produced using sodium chloride as one of the raw materials

NaCl + H2O + CO2 + NH3 NH4Cl + NaHCO3

 

Uses:

1.Sodium hydrogencarbonate is used in making antacids Being alkaline, it neutralises excess acid in the stomach and
provides relief

2. It is also used in soda-acid fire extinguishers.

Answered by  | 8th Feb, 2010, 08:48: AM

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