CAS Number: 497-19-8 (Anhydrous), 5968-11-6 (Monohydrate), 6132-02-1 (Decahydrate)

E-Number: E500(ii)

EC Number: 207-838-8

Mol. Formula: Na2CO3

Pack Sizes


25 Kilo Bag Option for Sodium Carbonate

Overview: What is Sodium Carbonate?

Also known as Soda Ash, Sodium Carbonate is an inorganic compound. Known as an inorganic salt, Sodium Carbonate is a white solid (usually a powder) used in various applications and industries.

Traditionally Sodium Carbonate has been extracted from the ashes od sodium-rich plants (hence Soda Ash) or by mining mineral deposits. However, more modern product manufacturing methods come from Sodium Chloride and Limestone via the Solvay Process. The Solvay Process is a process by which readily available materials. This fermentation of Brine and Limestone results in both Sodium Carbonate and Calcium Chloride. There are countless other routes to manufacture, but the Solvay Process is by far the most common.

Sodium Carbonate has a few properties that, in turn, make it a valuable addition. These include a softening agent, cleansing agent. It is also a helpful electrolyte, pH modifier and aid in food processing.

With such a wide range of uses, you can find Sodium Carbonate in products ranging from the manufacture of soaps, detergents, soaps, ramen noodles, sherberts, pretzels, glassworks and many more. Whether food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and even industrial businesses up and down the country.

Sodium Carbonate at Kilo Ltd.

Sodium Carbonate is a broadly applicable product, and as such, we are a well known and reputable trader here at Kilo Ltd. We supply businesses in countless industries throughout the UK and Ireland, from our warehouse to your door.

If this information helps, and you would like additional information, pricing, specifications and much more, please let us know. Kilo is available via email, using the buttons on the website or calling 01384 293 222 for all of your needs.

Industry Applications

Foods | Baking, Confectionart, Chinese Noodles/Buns
Industrial | Glass Manufacture, Water Softening, Cleaning Compounds
Pharmaceutical | pH Buffering

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This information is provided as a guide and is by no means legally binding. Suggestions on dosage rates, specific applications and anything else related to detailed quality information can be provided by our quality team or requested directly to our manufacturer.