E-Limit

Methyl ethyl ketone (MEK)

CAS Number

78-93-3

Last Revised

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TWA Limit

50 ppm

STEL

100 ppm

Ceiling Limit

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Basis of B.C. Exposure Limit
Minimize the potential for:
  • Eye and upper respiratory tract irritation
  • Central and peripheral nervous system impairment
  • Note: There may be other potential health effects; refer to ACGIH TLV Documentation and other relevant references.
Synonyms:

Butan-2-one

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