Methyl Ethyl Ketone - Health Effects - National Institutes of Health
2) OCULAR: Splash exposures of ketones to the eyes may cause varying degrees of irritation, depending on the ketone. Ketone vapors may cause irritation and lacrimation. 3) INGESTION: Oral irritation, nausea, vomiting, and metabolic acidosis may occur. Ingestion of significant amounts of ketones may cause respiratory depression.