wood preservative


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wood preservative

n
(Building) a coating applied to timber as a protection against decay, insects, weather, etc
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PAVING THE WAY Could you possibly advise me how to remove Cuprinol Exterior Wood Preservative that has unfortunately spilled onto my paving slabs?
Which substance obtained by distilling coal tar is used as a wood preservative? A Creosote B Wood tar C Paint D Wood stain 12.
Many wood species have a high degree of natural resistance to wood degrading organisms and even then treatment with a wood preservative is imperative.
With this work we would like to present a second generation of tannin wood preservative in which the effect of polyethylene glycol and caprolactam have been studied.
Three substances have been added as reasonably anticipated to be human carcinogens: 1-bromopropane, used as a cleaning solvent and spray adhesive; cumene, used to make phenol and acetone, and also found in fuel products and tobacco smoke; and the wood preservative mixture pentachlorophenol.
The others include 1-bromopropane, a cleaning solvent and spray adhesive; and the wood preservative mixture, pentachlorophenol.
When wood is used in the external applications and exposed to moisture, not removing the wood preservative is very important.
It is an effective fungicide but is not approved as a wood preservative by EPA, and it will react with steel and galvanized fasteners and destroy them.
All of the poles had been treated with pentachlorophenol, or PCP, an organochlorine wood preservative. (Page 276)
The soil was polluted with pentachlorophenol, a pesticide used at McCormick & Baxter as a wood preservative to coat telephone poles and railroad ties.