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Dec30 Fun Holiday – Bicarbonate of Soda Day

December 30 is Bicarbonate Of Soda Day. Also known as baking soda, sodium bicarbonate is one of the most commonly found chemical compound in households.

Close-up of bicarbonate of soda in a glass jar.

Bicarbonate of soda is a very versatile compound.


While the origins of this holiday are unknown, we can all safely assume that whoever created this holiday, not only wanted to give a shout out to one of the most used chemical compounds in the history of mankind, but also wanted to encourage people to use it more and more in their daily lives.

Multi-Purpose Household Item

Commonly used these days in baking, cleaning, polishing old silverware and treating heartburn, bicarbonate of soda was used by ancient Egyptians for painting.

Known by Many Names

The compound's scientific name is sodium hydrogen carbonate, but it is known by many other names around the world. Some of the common ones are baking soda, cooking soda and bread soda.

How to Celebrate?

  • Learn about the history of the manufacturing and use of baking soda.
  • Learn what other things you can use baking soda for.
  • Build a baking soda and vinegar volcano at home.

Did You Know…

…that baking soda is a very versatile household product? Use it to deodorize your fridge, to clean tea and coffee stained cups and teapots, and clean household surfaces.

Bicarbonate of Soda Day Observances

Fun Holiday: Bicarbonate of Soda Day Observances
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