Sodium Bicarbonate

INCI Name
Sodium Bicarbonate
Ingredient origins
Brine, Limestone
Role
Builder
Common name
Baking Soda
EWG score
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The EWG score is a hazard score ranging from 1-2 (low hazard), 3-6 (moderate hazard) and 7-10 (high hazard) published by the Environmental Working Group. Their data is sourced from the Skin Deep® database and studies published in open scientific literature.
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Ingredient details
Sodium Bicarbonate or baking soda is a crystalline salt that often appears as a white powder. The natural mineral form is nahcolite, and it is found in many natural springs. Its use is wide, and dates back centuries, perhaps most popularly as a leavening agent in baking.