Sodium bicarbonate commonly known as baking soda, is a chemical compound with the formula NaHCO3. It is a salt composed of a sodium cation (Na+) and a bicarbonate anion (HCO3−). Sodium bicarbonate is a white solid that is crystalline, but often appears as a fine powder. It has a slightly salty, alkaline taste resembling that of washing soda (sodium carbonate). The natural mineral form is nahcolite. It is a component of the mineral natron and is found dissolved in many mineral springs.
Sodium bicarbonate reduces stomach acid. It is used as an antacid to treat heartburn, indigestion, and upset stomach. Sodium bicarbonate is a very quick-acting antacid. It should be used only for temporary relief. 5% Sodium Bicarbonate Injection, USP (sodium bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate 5% injection) 5% injection) is a sterile, nonpyrogenic solution of Sodium Bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate 5% injection), USP in Water for Injection, USP. It contains no antimicrobial agent.
Sodium bicarbonate is commonly used as baking soda in food and beverage and animal feed. High consumption of grains, dairy, sugar, meat and fish products increases the body acid level which results into several health problems. Consumption of baking soda which is commonly used term for sodium bicarbonate in food & beverage industry, neutralizes the acidic level of body and reduces the risk of several diseases such as arthritis, digestive disorder, heartburn and stomach upset.
The global sodium bicarbonate market is estimated to reach US$ 2,443.1 Mn by the end of the forecast period and is expected to expand at a CAGR of 3.7% for the period 2018–2028. The factors responsible for this positive growth of sodium bicarbonate market are increasing demand from industrial and pharmaceutical sectors, growing disposable income and favorable socioeconomic trends.
The global sodium bicarbonate market along with a revenue forecast till 2023. It includes a thorough discussion on key market elements such as historical growth, potential future trends, and threats. In this study, the scope of the discussion spans across different sodium bicarbonate grades, including feed, pharmaceutical, food, and technical. The study also includes market sizing based on major end-users of sodium bicarbonate, which includes feed, flue gas treatment, detergents & cleaning agents, food & beverages, and personal care & pharmaceuticals, agriculture, hemodialysis, chemicals, textile and others.