EGDA is a colourless, low odour, biodegradable solvent with a very slow evaporation profile that finds major applications in foundry core-binding and in thermoplastic acrylic coatings. It has found use as a perfume fixative, and has reported applications in waterborne adhesives. EGDA imparts excellent flow properties in baking lacquers and enamels where thermoplastic acrylic resins are used.EGDA is also a good solvent for cellulosic coatings and can be used in some ink systems such as screen inks.
- ethylene diacetate
- glycol diacetate