Class 10 Chemistry Acids Bases Salts Washing soda

Washing soda

  • This is another chemical derivative of sodium chloride. The heating of baking soda produces sodium carbonate.

  • This sodium carbonate undergoes recrystallization to give off washing soda.

  • It is also a basic salt.
  • It is used for following purposes:
  • It is used in glass, soap and paper manufacturing industries.
  • It is also used in the manufacture of sodium compounds like borax.
  • It is also used as a cleaning agent for domestic purposes.
  • It also plays a pivotal role in removing permanent hardness of water.

Fig. Washing Soda

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