CAS - Molecule of the Week

Molecule of the Week
December 11, 2006

This molecule was originally selected on March 1, 2004

Regarding this week’s selected substance:

Sodium bicarbonate is a time-honored remedy for acid indigestion. It gives off CO2 when it is heated, which makes cakes and cookies rise during baking. It can also remove ink buildup from printing presses, and it is an environmentally friendly alternative to sandblasting for removing graffiti from buildings.

Sodium bicarbonate

CAS, Chemical Abstracts Service, has a variety of electronic products that deliver the most recent information, as well as earlier research back to the beginning of the twentieth century.

SciFinder® was used to locate this record in the CAS REGISTRYSM database, the world's largest substance database, with over organic and inorganic substances and more than sequences.

Using SciFinder, you can easily locate relevant published research for the substance.

Clicking on the Microscope icon provides details of the research articles of interest.

For more information on SciFinder or other CAS information products, go to the CAS Products page.

Return to

Home| Products| Service| Search