More recently, restrictions on the use of creosote and heavy-metal based wood preservatives
have focused public and government attention on technological developments in the wood protection area, specifically on the availability of more natural alternatives (Evans 2003, Schultz et al.
The role of particle size of particulate nano-zinc oxide wood preservatives
on termite mortality and leach resistance.
In contrast to previous reports in the literature of neem oil being a promising source of biocides, the results from this research suggest that neem oil is ineffective as a wood preservative
against termites and decay fungi at the treatment levels examined.
Light Organic Solvent Preservatives (LOSPs) II-17 Wood Preservative
Treatments II-17 Major Types II-17 Preventive Treatment II-17 Curative Treatment II-17 New Generation of Preservation Treatments for Engineered Wood Products II-17 Methods II-18 Glue Line II-18 Integral Treatment II-18 Surface Treatment II-18 Pressure Treatment II-18 Alternative Technologies and Methods II-19 Acetylation II-19 Furfurylation II-19 Resin Impregnation II-19 Natural Wood Preservatives
II-19 Naturally Rot-Resistant Woods II-19 Tung Oil II-20 Linseed Oil II-20 Heat Treatment II-20 Mud Treatment II-21 3.
The two most widely used wood preservatives
in the United States are creosote and chromated copper arsenate (CCA).
The leaching of wood preservatives
from treated wood can be affected by a number of factors, such as the wood properties, preservative-treatment method, and the properties of the water and soil substrate into which the treated wood is placed.
Arsenic pentoxide - used as a wood preservative
and in pesticides - is highly toxic if inhaled or eaten and in extreme cases can cause cancer.
This action comes in response to the increase in demand for its new generation alkaline copper quaternary (ACQ) wood preservative
QWhat wood preservative
should I use in my greenhouse?
In the November 1989 BULLETIN OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINATION AND TOXICOLOGY, Roberts and Camann reported detecting a toxic wood preservative
in the rugs of two of four sampled homes, although the homes' outdoor decks hadn't been treated for three to five years.
The shell bio-oil produced from oil palm fruit shells was tested for its usefulness as a wood preservative
, and especially for preventing the termite and fungal attacks common in tropical countries.
Cut out a new piece of timber to replace the rotten section and brush on a generous coat of clear wood preservative