Baking soda, cooking soda, bicarb soda, sodium hydrogencarbonate, or bicarbonate of soda
Sodiumbi carbonate is a white solid that is crystalline but often appears as a fine powder. Sodium bicarbonate is used as baking soda to lower the acidity of foods and give dough a darker color when cooked. Sodium bicarbonate is also widely used for a deodorizer and as acleaning agent used for scrubbing and toothpaste. In pyrotechnics, sodiumbi carbonate is used for some yellow compositions, as a delay agent in glitters,and as a burn rate modifier.