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Haus Natron = Soda (not baking soda!)
(natrium hydrogen carbonate)

Hirschhornsalz = Baker's Ammonia
(ammonium carbonate)
Mail-order from:
Maid of Scandinavia's Sweet Celebrations Catalog. P.O. Box 39426, Edina, MN 55439-0426.
Sausage maker in the US use it. You'll never need more than a few teaspoons, and some butchers will give it to you for free, if you are a regular customer.

Pottasche = Saltpeter
(potassium nitrate)

Backpulver = Baking Powder
(sodium hydrogen carbonate (also called sodium bi-carbonate) and other ingrediences like cornstarch.

Baking Soda contains only sodium bi-carbonate and would therefore not have a German equivalent.

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