Sampling & Analysis

Methyl n-butyl ketone / CAS# 591-78-6

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Methyl n-butyl ketone [2] FEE PER SAMPLE: $54.00 COMPATIBLE ANALYTES: $30.00 METHOD: mod. NIOSH 1300; GC/FID
ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUE:GC/FID COLLECTION MEDIUM:Charcoal ORDER NUMBER:226-01/ 226-09 VOL. / TIME / AREA / MASS:1-10 L SAMPLING RATE:0.01-0.2 LPM LOQ:3 ug
Methyl n-Butyl Ketone [2] FEE PER SAMPLE: $54.00 COMPATIBLE ANALYTES: $30.00 METHOD: mod. NIOSH 1300; GC/FID BADGE
For best sampling results, include the charcoal scavenger packet with your returned sampling media. Manufacturer recommends returning samples to the laboratory within 14 days of the sampling event.
ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUE:GC/FID COLLECTION MEDIUM:PM ORDER NUMBER:N525/ N566 VOL. / TIME / AREA / MASS:15 min. - 12 hr. SAMPLING RATE: -- LOQ:3 ug
Methyl n-Butyl Ketone FEE PER SAMPLE: $137.00 COMPATIBLE ANALYTES: METHOD: mod. OSHA PV2120/mod. EPA TO15; GC/MS
Canisters are to be used for ppb range only. No soil, gas, vapor, or source sampling. Samples should be analyzed within 30 days of collection. Price is $137 for 1-3 compounds, $187 for 4-6 compounds. Price includes a pre-cleaned can and regulator use. When using SGS Galson cans, this analysis is not available for discount. Any cans returned, unused, will be subject to a US$25 per can and a US$25 per regulator cleaning fee. Individual can certification is available, upon request, for an additional fee of US$75 per can.
ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUE:GC/MS COLLECTION MEDIUM:Minican ORDER NUMBER:Not Specified VOL. / TIME / AREA / MASS:0.4-1 L SAMPLING RATE:Grab-24 hr. integrated composite LOQ:0.8 ppbv
Methyl n-Butyl Ketone FEE PER SAMPLE: $137.00 COMPATIBLE ANALYTES: METHOD: mod. OSHA PV2120/mod. EPA TO15; GC/MS
Canisters are to be used for ppb range only. No soil, gas, vapor, or source sampling. Samples should be analyzed within 30 days of collection. Price is $137 for 1-3 compounds, $187 for 4-6 compounds. Price includes a pre-cleaned can and regulator use. When using SGS Galson cans, this analysis is not available for discount. Any cans returned, unused, will be subject to a US$25 per can and a US$25 per regulator cleaning fee. Individual can certification is available, upon request, for an additional fee of US$75 per can.
ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUE:GC/MS COLLECTION MEDIUM:Summa Canister ORDER NUMBER:Not Specified VOL. / TIME / AREA / MASS:6 L SAMPLING RATE:24 hr.-1 week integrated composite LOQ:0.16 ppbv

Methyl n-butyl ketone
Sampling & Analysis

Methyl n-Butyl Ketone comes in the form of a colorless liquid with an acetone-like odor.  It is used as a general solvent and in paints.

The substance enters the body through inhalation, ingestion, skin absorption, or skin/eye contact.   It can cause irritation of the skin, eyes, and nose; it can also cause dermatitis, headache, drowsiness, weakness, peripheral neuropathy, and paresthesia.

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