Technical characteristics

Sodium Bicarbonate

CAS N°:  144-55-8

EMPIRICAL FORMULA: NaHCO3

Density: 2.16 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

Melting point: >300 °C(lit.)

THE Product’s STORY

Used as a cleaning product and for the conservation of mummies, Sodium Bicarbonate was already used by the Egyptians 5, 000 years ago. At first they collected it from the evaporation of salty lakes:

  • To dehydrate the body during mummification
  • To bleach laundry
  • For food preservation
  • Mixed with clay, it was used as a soap to cleanse the body
  • Mixed with lime, it was used to color the glasses

120 YEARS OF HISTORY

Seqens Mineral Specialties has been producing soda ash for the last 120 years in France. Today, it is also Europe’s second producer of sodium bicarbonate.

La Madeleine’s Plant Today

Sodium Bicarbonate is selected for its multiple applications. Seqens produces several grades of Sodium Bicarbonate including pharmaceutical grades manufactured on a dedicated unit named “Bianca”.

Mineral Specialties Singapore

Seqens is taking advantage of a new production unit launched in 2017 in Singapore producing high-quality sodium bicarbonate.

Based on the Bianca technology successfully developed by Seqens Mineral Specialties in France, this state-of the-art facility produce high-quality Sodium Bicarbonate grades to serve the growing Asian demand in pharmaceutical & healthcare, Dialysis, Personal Care, Food and other industrial applications.

Located in Jurong Island, the facility benefit from synergies with local partners in terms of infrastructure and services on the chemical platform.

Applications

Discover all our Sodium Bicarbonate’s applications PDF file :

Our locations

Address 34, rue Gilbert Bize – B.P. 20015, La Madeleine
54410 Laneuveville-devant-Nancy
Business Line Sodium bicarbonate & Soda Ash
Phone +33 3 83 18 44 45
Market Specialty Ingredients
Email Brigitte.Klein@seqens.com
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Last inspection: ANSM 2017

Certifications: 

  • ISO 9001
  • ISO 14001
  • ISO 50001
  • OSHAS 18001
  • Excipact
  • FCA
Address 20 Tembusu Avenue
627536 Singapore
Business Line Sodium Bicarbonate
Phone 62 816 1149702
Market Specialty Ingredients
Email contact.novabay@seqens.com
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Certifications: 

  • ISO 90001
  • FSSC 22000
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • HACCP