Baking soda (bicarbonate of soda) acts a cleaning agent because it is a mild alkali and can cause dirt and grease to dissolve easily in water for effective removal. When it is not fully dissolved, like when it is sprinkled on a damp sponge, baking soda is mildly abrasive and can lift dirt for easy removal as a gentle scouring powder. Since itís gentle, Baking Soda is safe and effective as a cleaner for glass, chrome, steel, enamel and plastic.
Baking soda is a pure, natural product that is also a food, it is non-toxic, unlike many other household cleaners. It is safe to use around children and pets and is ideal for cleaning food preparation surfaces. In your home use Baking soda to clean sinks, tubs, tile, microwaves, plastic containers, even teeth without scratching.