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preservative

 [pre-zer´vah-tiv]
a substance added to a product to destroy or inhibit multiplication of microorganisms.

pre·ser·va·tive

(prē-zer'vă-tiv),
A substance added to food products or to an organic solution to prevent chemical change or bacterial action.

preservative

(prĭ-zûr′və-tĭv)
adj.
Tending to preserve or capable of preserving.
n.
Something used to preserve, especially a chemical added to foods to inhibit spoilage.

pre·ser·va·tive

(prĕ-zĕr'vă-tiv)
A substance added to food products or to an organic solution to prevent chemical change or bacterial action.

pre·ser·va·tive

(prĕ-zĕr'vă-tiv)
Substance added to food products or organic solutions to prevent chemical change or bacterial action.
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In addition of these researches also other groups have developed interesting wood preservatives.
Comprehensive review of copper-based wood preservatives. Forest Product Journal, 58(11): 6-27.
Arsenic found in certain wood preservatives has been implicated in recent poisoning cases around the country, leading to at least three class-action lawsuits and numerous individual bodily injury suits.
To examine whether commercially available neem oil could be used as a wood preservative, we dissolved it in white spirit, which is a common solvent for the timber treatment industry.
Most panels -nd wooden posts are already pre-treated against rot but treat any sawn ends with wood preservative. * Using metal spikes to fix your posts Place a piece of scrap timber into the metal spike socket.
When you finish, a high-quality deck stain or wood preservative will bring out the wood's natural beauty and keep it looking ship-shape!
Rio Tinto Minerals: Effective immediately--surcharge for zinc, a key component of its Borogard ZB wood preservative and Firebrake flame retardant product lines.
Coal tar creosote (containing over 300 different compounds, the majority of which are PAHs such as phenols, cresols, xylenols, pyridines, and benzene) is the most commonly used wood preservative in the United States [Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) 2002].
Each drum holds 50 litres of the chemical, which is most often used as a wood preservative but is also used in pesticides.
A federal jury found that a wood preservative sold to Marvin Windows by PPG Industries did not prevent rot as advertised and ordered PPG to pay $135.8 million in damages, the New York Times reported.
CCA, a chemical compound containing inorganic arsenic, copper, and chromium, has been used as a wood preservative since the 1940s.