Butyl Diglycol Acetate (BDGA)

Butyl diglycol acetate (BDGA) is a non hazardous solvent with key applications in the printing, inks and paints industry. A coalescent in paints, an effective cleaning agent and a carrier for dyes.

CAS number

  • 124-17-4

Typical Uses

  • Mainly used as a solvent in paints, cleaning fluids, coatings and inks. 
  • It is an effective cleaning solvent in the electronics industry and also acts as a carrier for dyes in wood stains and polishes.

Other names

  • Diethylene glycol monobutyl ether acetate; Butyl diethoxol acetate; (2-(2-butoxyethoxy) ethyl acetate


  • Non hazardous, clear colourless solvent with a faint odour. 
  • It has a high boiling point with flash point of 102° C. 
  • It is slightly soluble in water and miscible with other solvents.

Packaging Types

  • Drums, IBCs, Bulk

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