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Sodium Bicarbonate

Test Specification...BP
Appearance It occurs as white or almost white, crystalline powder.
Identification Test A Test B Test C a. Specified test. Solution becomes red b. It gives thereaction of carbonates and bicarbonates c. It gives reaction of sodium
Solubility Soluble in water, practically insoluble in ethanol (96%)
Appearance of solution Solution is clear and colorless
Carbonates Specified test. The pH of freshly prepared solution is not greater than 8.6
Chlorides Not more than 150ppm
Sulfates Not more than 150ppm
Ammonium Not more than 20ppm
Arsenic Not more than 2ppm
Calcium Not more than 100ppm
Iron Not more than 20ppm
Assay Not less than 99.0% and not more than 101.0%
Test Specification...FCC
Characters It occurs as a white, crystalline powder
Identification Test(A) (a) It gives positive tests for Sodium and for Bicarbonate
Solubility One-gram dissolves in 10mL of water. It is insoluble in alcohol.
Ammonia Passes test
Insoluble substances Passes test
Lead Not more than 2 mg/kg
Loss on drying Not more than 0.25%
Assay Not less than 99.0% and not more than 100.5% NaHCO3 after drying.
Test Specification...USP
Characters It is white crystalline powder.
Identification Test A Test B
  1. It gives test for Sodium
  2. It gives test for Bicarbonate
Solubility It is soluble in water and insoluble in alcohol.
Insoluble substances Specified test. The resulting solution complete and clear.
Normal Carbonate Specified test. The solution does not assume more than a faint pink color immediately.
Chloride and Sulfate Not more than 0.015%
Limit of sulfur compounds Not more than 0.015%
Arsenic Not more than 2 ppm
Ammonia Not more than 20 ppm
Loss on Drying Not more than 0.25%
Residual solvents Meets the requirements.
Assay Not less than 99.0% and not more than 100.5% of Sodium Bicarbonate (NaHCO3) calculated on dried basis

Shelf life, Storage and Packing
It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.

Other
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We observe WHO Good manufacturing practice and Good laboratory practice.

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