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46255-6Methyl ethyl ketone [Mass/volume] in Serum or PlasmaActive

Part Description

LP18240-9   Methyl ethyl ketone
Butanone, better known as methyl ethyl ketone or MEK, is an organic compound with the formula CH3C(O)CH2CH3. This colorless liquid ketone has a sharp, sweet odor reminiscent of butterscotch and acetone. It is produced industrially on a large scale, and also occurs in trace amounts in nature. Copyright Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ for details. Source: Wikipedia, Wikipedia

Fully-Specified Name

Component
Methyl ethyl ketone
Property
MCnc
Time
Pt
System
Ser/Plas
Scale
Qn
Method

Additional Names

Short Name
MEK SerPl-mCnc
Display Name
Methyl ethyl ketone [Mass/Vol]
Consumer Name Alpha
Methyl ethyl ketone, Blood

Basic Attributes

Class
DRUG/TOX
Type
Laboratory
First Released
Version 2.19
Last Updated
Version 2.73
Order vs. Observation
Both
Common US Lab Results Rank
13502

Member of these Groups

LG1700-6 Methyl ethyl ketone|MCnc|Pt|ANYBldSerPl
LG47285-8 Methyl ethyl ketone|Pt|Ser/Plas

Language Variants Get Info

zh-CNChinese (China)
甲基乙基甲酮:质量浓度:时间点:血清/血浆:定量型:
nl-NLDutch (Netherlands)
methylethylketon:massa/volume:moment:serum of plasma:kwantitatief:
et-EEEstonian (Estonia)
Metüületüülketoon:MCnc:Pt:S/P:Qn:
fr-BEFrench (Belgium)
Méthyl-éthyl-cétone:Concentration de masse:Temps ponctuel:Sérum/Plasma:Quantitatif:
fr-FRFrench (France)
2-butanone:Masse/Volume:Ponctuel:Sérum/Plasma:Numérique:
it-ITItalian (Italy)
Metil etil chetone:MCnc:Pt:Siero/Plasma:Qn:
pt-BRPortuguese (Brazil)
Metil etil cetona:MCnc:Pt:Sor/Plas:Qn:
ru-RURussian (Russian Federation)
Метилэтилкетон:МассКонц:ТчкВрм:Сыв/Плаз:Колич:
es-MXSpanish (Mexico)
Metiletilcetona:Concentración de masa:Punto temporal:Suero o Plasma:Cuantitativo:
es-ESSpanish (Spain)
Metil etil cetona:Concentración de masa:Punto temporal:Suero o Plasma:Qn:
tr-TRTurkish (Turkey)
Metil etil keton:KütlKons:Zmlı:Ser/Plaz:Kant:

Example Units

Unit Source
ug/mL Example UCUM Units

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