Sodium sesquicarbonate is a mild alkali often used to replace Borax in various types of products, and as a laundry booster to replace phosphates such as Trisodium Phosphate.
It is also used in personal care products, and a host of other uses. Some of its many uses include;
Bath Salts Reacts with Citric acid in the same manner as Sodium Bicarbonate and fizzes
Water treatment Reacts with water hardness and precipitates the hard salts out of water, softening water
Swimming pools Acts as an alkalinity source for swimming pool and spa pool water treatment
Phosphate replacement Can replace trisodium phosphate for light, medium and also heavy duty cleaning products.
Copper conservation Used in the conservation of copper and copper alloy artifacts that corrode with contact to salt (“bronze disease”)
Drain cleaner/unblocker When used with vinegar/acetic acid or citric acid the resulting product fizzes – makes a safer, effective and eco-friendly drain and sink unblocker.
Cleaning products Makes an excellent scouring agent for hard surface cleansers.
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