wood creosote

wood creosote

that obtained by distilling wood tar, mainly beech (Fagus sylvatica). It is a colorless to yellowish, oily, refractive liquid composed mainly of the phenol derivatives guaiacol and creosol. It was formerly used as an expectorant and external antiseptic but is now rarely used in the United States.
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Tenders are Invited for Supply of Sleepers and Oak Wood Creosote Devices for Maintenance Of Railways
Animals fed large amounts of wood creosote had convulsions and died, while those fed lower levels had liver and kidney problems.
The majority is synthesized in chemistry labs, and typically made from lignin, a constituent of wood left over from the paper-making industry, or guaiacol, which is derived from wood creosote.
The term "creosote" is often used to describe these PAH-rich products of combustion and their distillates, and encompasses such products as wood creosote (from the combustion of beech and other woods), coal tar creosote (from the combustion of coal or coal tar), and coal tar pitch volatiles.
In: Toxicological Profile for Wood Creosote, Coal Tar Creosote, Coal Tar, Coal Tar Pitch, and Coal Tar Pitch Volatiles.
Wood Tar, Wood Tar Oils, Wood Creosote, Wood Naphtha and Alike: European Union Market Outlook 2010 and Forecast till 2015
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation has announced that it will pay over USD 5 billion for cleaning up areas across the United States polluted by nuclear fuel, wood creosote and rocket fuel waste that led to cancer and other health problems.
The report will be of considerable interest primarily to relevant strategic planners, senior company officials and importers/exporters, since it features invaluable information on Wood Tar; Wood Tar Oils; Wood Creosote export/import operations segmented by country and region.
Resume: the world trade in Wood Tar; Wood Tar Oils; Wood Creosote (2000-2006)
Wood Tar; Wood Tar Oils; Wood Creosote exports segmented by region and country (2006)