Tata Chemicals has launched the first branded pharma grade sodium bicarbonate as Medikarb for API and formulation manufacturing. Medikarb will be manufactured in state-of-the-art FDA certified facilities that are compliant with GMP standards to ensure the highest quality product conforming to Indian Pharmacopoeia specifications. Customers can order small lots as per their requirement and systems are aligned to cater to express deliveries.
High-purity sodium bicarbonate is used as an alkali in the pharmaceutical industry. Sodium bicarbonate is a vital ingredient in the production of effervescent antacids, analgesic tablets and powders, vitamin supplements, injectable powders, toothpaste and antacid gel formulations. It is also used as a buffering agent, providing bicarbonate ions to balance the pH during blood purification.