Butyl Diglycol Ether (BDGE)

A versatile glycol ether used extensively in the surface coatings and chemical manufacturing industries. It can be used in water based architectural and industrial coatings as a latex coalescent, as a co-solvent in industrial cleaners, household surface cleaners and disinfectants, as well as resins and dyes in water based printing inks.

Alternative names: Butyl CARBITOL, Butyl Diglycol Ether, Diethylene Glycol Monobutyl Ether, Diglycol Monobutyl Ether, Butoxydiglycol, 2-(2-Butoxyethoxy) Ethanol.


  • A clear, water white fluid soluble in both water and organic solvents.
  • A highly refined product with low volatility.
  • Important component in coatings formulations.
  • Solubility – BDGE is soluble in many organic solvents and water.
  • Versatility – BDGE can be used in many and wide ranging applications.


BDGE is available in drums.


Please consult the SDS on BDGE before use.


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