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60 Name: CAS No.: 144-55-8 SODI W BICARBONATE Chemical Formula: NaHCO3 Description: NAS/CWTC 031/82 Formula Weight: 84.0 White, free-flowing, odorless crystalline material. Solubility is 99.6 g/liter of water. The pa of a 1% solution is 8.4. Use: Used to reduce hardness Purity Requirements: . A maximum dosage of 150 mg of sodium bicarbonate/liter of water was considered, and at that dosage sodium bicar- bonate is not known to contribute any contaminants that adversely affect the potability of drinking water.