Toluene, blood

Alphabetical Test listing

Toluene, blood-2657

  
Toluene, blood
  
2657
  
LAB2657
  
TOB
  
Methylbenzene
Phenylmethane
  
Heparin whole blood
  

Dk green heparin (Li or Na), no gel

 

  
20 mL
  
7 mL
  
  • Collect specimen prior to the last shift of the workweek
  • Fill tube(s) completely to prevent loss of volatile compound in the headspace
  

Submit entire specimen; do not open

  

Two (2) Dk green heparin (Li or Na), no gel tubes

  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 3 days

Frozen (OK)

For storage beyond three days, the specimen should be frozen

  
  • Gel tubes are not acceptable
  
MedTox Laboratories (70123): R-MX
  
Varies
  
7 - 10 days
  

Headspace Gas Chromatography/Flame Ionization Detection (GC-FID)

  

Normal (unexposed): None detected

Biological exposure index (BEI): 0.05 mg/L (prior to last shift of workweek)

Biological tolerance value (BAT): 1.0 mg/L (end of exposure or end of shift)

  
84600
  
No
  
07/18/2006
  
10/13/2020
  
05/12/2020