coal-tar creosote

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Related to coal-tar creosote: Creosote oil, wood creosote
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Noun1.coal-tar creosote - a dark oily liquid obtained by distillation of coal tar; used as a preservative for wood
organic compound - any compound of carbon and another element or a radical
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The coal-tar creosote used to preserve wood is what most of us know.
After allowing the samples to air-dry, they were dual treated with coal-tar creosote meeting AWPA standard P1/P13-91, Standard for Coal Tar Creosote for Land and Fresh Water and Marine (Coastal Water) Use, [5] using a full-cell treatment schedule.
Patox[R] Absorbent pads commercially soaked with combinations of sodium fluoride, potassium dichromate, sodium pentachlorophenate, and coal-tar creosote; applied to top.