Sodium hydrogen carbonate:IN 500(ii)

Origin:
Also known as Sodium biCarbonate or Soda bicarb or baking soda. Produced from seawater or salt. Natural minerals.

Function & characteristics:
Acidity regulators, alkali, and rising agent

Products:
Many different products

Acceptable Daily Intake:
None determined

Side effects:
None known. People who have alkalosis (too little acid in the body) or low blood levels of calcium or chloride must not consume IN500

Dietary restrictions:
None, IN 500(ii) can be used by all religious groups, vegans and vegetarians.