Sodium Bicarbonate

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Basic information

Product: Crackers
Chemical: Sodium Bicarbonate
Chemical formula: NaHCO3

Properties

a. Density of Sodium Bicarbonate: 2.20g/cm(cubed)
b. Boiling Point: 1,564(degrees Fahrenheit)
c. Soluable in water.

Type of Substance

a. Compound
b. Chemical Compound

Background Information

Sodium bicarbonate, or baking soda, is a chemical and also an amphoteric compound. Sodium Bicarbonate reacts with acetic acid, sodium hydroxide, and carboxyl groups in proteins. In terms of health, Sodium Bicarbonate is known as a alternative treatment for cancer. It is also known to relieve heartburn, and acid indigestion.

Works Cited

American cancer society, "Sodium Bicarbonate." Last modified November 28, 2008. Accessed January 11, 2014. http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/herbsvitaminsandminerals/sodium-bicarbonate.

Medline Plus, "Sodium Bicarbonate." Last modified December 30, 2013. Accessed January 11, 2014. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a682001.html.

Wikipedia, "Sodium Bicarbonate." Last modified January 3, 2014. Accessed January 11, 2014. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sodium_bicarbonate.