Methyl Ethyl Ketone

Methyl Ethyl Ketone

  • $45.00

Methyl Ethyl Ketone (also known as 2-Butanone) is a colorless liquid with a pungent odor. Vapors are heavier than air.


  • Common solvent
  • Used to manufacture plastics and textiles
  • Found in household products such as lacquer, varnishes, glues, and paint remover

Exposure Limits

  • OSHA PEL: TWA 200 ppm (590 mg/m3)
  • NIOSH REL: TWA 200 ppm (590 mg/m3) STEL 300 ppm (885 mg/m3)

Health effects

  • Irritant to nose, eyes, and throat
  • May cause dizziness, vomiting, headaches

Additional Resources

Sold individually, as a pack of 5, or a pack of 10
All purchases include analysis and report from our accredited Industrial Hygiene laboratory