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The Chemistry of Bath Bombs

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Sarah DeLeonibus

on 10 March 2015

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Transcript of The Chemistry of Bath Bombs

What is a bath bomb?
- They come in many shapes, sizes and colors
-They are used in baths and make the water turn different colors and smell good
The Chemistry of Bath Bombs
What kind of reaction is this?
How does it work?
3NaHCO3 (s) + C6H8O7 (s) ---------->

3CO2 (g) + C6H5Na3O7 (aq) +3H2O (l)
The Chemical Equation
The reaction that takes place is neutralization, the baking soda (the base) is added to the Citric Acid (acid) to neutralize it, when the water is added it speeds up the reaction causing it to bubble releasing carbon dioxide gas, and leaving water and sodium citrate in left in the water.
What is the importance?
Used in soil to promote plant growth
Used in first aid for when things like toilet cleaner comes in contract with skin
Where else is reactions like this used?
It is an acid base reaction so it follows this familiar formula
Base + Acid = Gas + Salt + Water
Here is what is happening...
Baking Soda + Citric Acid --> Carbon Dioxide + Sodium Citrate + Water
Baking soda
Citric Acid
Carbon Dioxide
Sodium Citrate
H20 (l)
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