Specific Medical Tests or Examinations Published in the Literature
for OSHA-Regulated Substances

Methyl n-butyl ketone (MBK)

CAS No: 591-78-6

NOTE:
(1) Efficacy of Medical Tests has not been evaluated.
(2) NIOSH references include diagnostic, screening, and other tests.
(3) OSHA mandated medical tests, if any, are provided in BOLD on a yellow background.
(4) This HTML page was created from DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2005-11O. December 2004.
(5) If a medical test/examination contains multiple references, each is listed separately.

Editor(s) / Author(s)
Specific Medical Test(s)
or Examination(s)
Reference(s)

Baselt RC.

Whole Blood (chemical/metabolite)



Biological Monitoring Methods for Industrial Chemicals. 3rd Edition. Chemical Toxicology Institute,1997.

Baselt RC.

Expired Air



Biological Monitoring Methods for Industrial Chemicals. 3rd Edition. Chemical Toxicology Institute,1997.

Proctor NH, Hughes JP.

Neurologic Examination/Electromyography



Chemical Hazards of the Workplace. JB Lippincott Company. 1978.

US DHHS PHS CDC NIOSH and US DOL OSHA.

Pulmonary Function Tests



NIOSH/OSHA Occupational Health Guidelines for Chemical Hazards DHHS (NIOSH) Pub No. 81-123; 88-118; Suppls. I-IV. 19811995.

Lauwerys RR, Hoet P.

Urine (chemical/metabolite)



Industrial Chemical Exposure. Guidelines for Biological Monitoring. 3rd Edition. Lewis Publishers. CRC Press, Inc. 2001.

Baselt RC.

Urine (chemical/metabolite)
  • End-Of-Shift


Biological Monitoring Methods for Industrial Chemicals. 3rd Edition. Chemical Toxicology Institute,1997.

ACGIH.

Urine (chemical/metabolite)
  • End of Shift at End of Workweek


2004 Threshold Limit Values for Chemical Substances and Physical Agents and Biological Exposure Indices. ACGIH Worldwide. 2004.

Lauwerys RR, Hoet P.

Urine (chemical/metabolite)
  • End of Workweek


Industrial Chemical Exposure. Guidelines for Biological Monitoring. 3rd Edition. Lewis Publishers. CRC Press, Inc. 2001.