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Ammonium bicarbonate

a white, crystalline, water-soluble solid, NH 4 HCO 3 , used chiefly in the manufacture of baking powder.
Historical Examples

The original patents on the use of ammonium bicarbonate have, we understand, long since expired.
Scientific American Supplement, No. 611, September 17, 1887 Various

In the Solvay method of manufacture sodium chloride (common salt) and ammonium bicarbonate are mixed in solution.
Soap-Making Manual E. G. Thomssen


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