Technical characteristics

Sodium Bicarbonate

CAS N°:  144-55-8


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


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.


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Our locations

Address Novacarb, 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
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Last inspection: ANSM 2017


  • ISO 9001
  • ISO 14001
  • ISO 50001
  • OHSAS 18001
  • Halal & Kosher
  • Excipact
  • FCA
  • EcoVadis CSR Rating: Gold Certification

Feed Chain Alliance (FCA)

Address Novabay, 20 Tembusu Avenue
627536 Singapore
Business Line Sodium Bicarbonate
Phone 62 816 1149702
Market Specialty Ingredients
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