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treated wood

Toxicology Wood impregnated with preservatives–eg, chromium-copper-arsenate, creosote, inorganic arsenicals, pentachlorophenol, to ↑ its useful life, thwarting insects, fungi, etc; chronic exposure to the fumes of burning wood or skin contact therewith may produce heavy metal intoxication syndrome
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4 April 2017 - US-based diversified conglomerate Graham Holdings Company (NYSE: GHC) has closed the acquisition of US-based treated lumber supplier Hoover Treated Wood Products, Inc.
You should take any unwanted treated wood to your local landfill or transfer station and place it in the designated location.
In addition to numerous articles on the mechanism of corrosion in treated wood (e.
5), and treated wood remains somewhat acidic while Cu-amine preservatives have pH 9-10 and treated wood remains slightly alkaline after fixation.
Several suppliers at the 2010 International Woodworking Fair will be exhibiting products related to thermally treated wood.
Wash Hands Thoroughly washing hands with soap and water immediately after touching the treated wood will help remove chemical residue.
Treated wood can also be used indoors in areas where the wood is in contact with the foundation of a building or in high termite hazard areas.
Also, traditional copper arsenate (read arsenic-laced) pressure treated lumber is being phased out in favor of less-toxic copper borate treated wood.
The manufacturers of ACQ, CA and ACZA all recommend true hot-dipped galvanized or stainless steel fasteners with heir treated wood products.
Many homeowners use treated wood for landscaping or home construction.
The Treated Wood Council and the American Wood Preservers Institute, trade groups representing the manufacturers of CCA-treated wood, said the CPSC had released its study prematurely.