Sodium Carbonate

Airedale Chemical Sodium Carbonate holds the formula Na2CO3 and is domestically well known for its everyday use as a water softener. It can be extracted from the ashes of many plants.

Sodium Carbonate is generally used as a relatively strong base in various setting and in solid form (also known as Soda Crystals) is a white odourless powder that absorbs moisture from the air. As a solution it is a clear colourless liquid

 

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Building & Constructon Building & Constructon

Used by the brick industry as a wetting agent

In casting, it is referred to as "bonding agent"

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Detergent & Cleaning Detergent & Cleaning

In domestic use as a water softener in laundering.

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Food & Beverage Food & Beverage

A food additive (E500) used as an acidity regulator, anti-caking agent, raising agent, and stabilizer.

In the production of sherbet powder.

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Life Science Life Science

In chemistry often used as an electrolyte.

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Personal Care Personal Care

Used in toothpastes, where it acts as a foaming agent and an abrasive

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Water Treatment Water Treatment

Common additive in municipal pools used to neutralize the corrosive effects of chlorine and raise pH.

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