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Lumber

Wood cut in such a way as to be used for building. Lumber may be traded as a commodity and is especially important in the construction industry. Sustainable woodcutting has become a significant issue in the lumber industry.
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In addition of these researches also other groups have developed interesting wood preservatives.
Standard Method of Determining the Leachability of Wood Preservatives.
Decking represents the largest end-use application for wood preservative chemicals in the United States.
as a wood preservative, the EPA recently released a preliminary risk assessment for penta that supports the chemical's registration eligibility.
On its Web site, the Wood Preservative Science Council in Mount Vernon, Va.
Each drum holds 50 litres of the chemical, which is most often used as a wood preservative but is also used in pesticides.
From the end of this month, the general public are not able to use wood preservatives that contain creosote or coal tar creosote.
In February 2002, the agency announced a "voluntary decision by industry" to phase out wood preservatives containing arsenic in wood intended for "residential uses" by December 31, 2003.
Unexpectedly, the scientists found that one of the most abundant persistent organic pollutants found in umbilical cord plasma was not an HO-PCB but the wood preservative PCP.
Choose a fine day and simply slap on the wood preservative of your choice.
A closed-cell structure renders it decay-resistant; white oak won't even absorb wood preservatives.
As a result of the presence of wood preservatives or other substances, dioxins are created when chlorine is used during the bleaching process.