Acrylonitrile

CAS RN:107-13-1

Laboratory

A) Monitor electrolytes, vital signs, mental status, renal function, and liver enzymes in symptomatic patients.
B) Obtain CBC, arterial blood gases, lactate, serum and urine thiocyanate levels, and whole blood cyanide levels after a significant exposure.
C) Monitor chest x-ray following an inhalation exposure or in patients with respiratory signs/symptoms.
D) Serum acrylonitrile concentrations may be obtained from reference laboratories to confirm exposure but are not useful to guide therapy. Treatment and disposition decisions should be based on reported exposure and symptoms; do not delay care waiting for serum acrylonitrile or cyanide concentrations.
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