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Products & Preservatives
Consumer Information Sheets

PDF    Consumer Sheet - CCA 09/85
PDF     Consumer Sheet - Creosote 09/85
PDF     Consumer Sheet - Penta 08/87


PDF    EPA Studies - CCA Sealant 05/05
PDF     Examples of Products Treated With CCA as of Dec. 31, 2003 09/04
PDF     EPA Guidance on Interpretation of Revised CCA Label 06/04


PDF     Penta Label Training 02/11

Coatings & Sealers

PDF     Coatings to Minimize Leaching from Treated Wood 09/11
PDF     Sealers for Treated Wood 06/03
PDF     Water Repellents for Wood 01/99


PDF     Treated Wood Proves More Cost Efficient 05/03
PDF     Economic Evaluation of Treated Wood vs. Alternatives 05/03

Product Alerts

PDF     How to Recognize Treated Posts and Poles 05/03
PDF     Alert - Cherry Tone Timbers
PDF     Alert - Deck Safety
PDF     Alert - Treat to Refusal
PDF     Alert - Pole Barn Construction
PDF     Moisture Damage in Homes

Design & Specification

PDF     Wood Handbook - U.S. Forest Product Lab 04/10
PDF     Wood Handbook - Chap. 15 Wood Preservation 04/10

Guidance Documents

PDF     Slopes IV - NMFS Opinion on Fish 02/08
PDF     Slopes III - NOAA Opinion on Fish 11/04
PDF     USDA Guide to Minimizing Effects of Treated Wood 02/01
PDF     Canadian Guidelines to Protect Fish and Fish Habitat 01/00
PDF     Wash. Code - Construction of Freshwater Docks 01/00
PDF     Wash. MOU on Treated Wood in Aquatic Areas 08/95

Wood Pilings

PDF     Alert - Use of Salvaged Pilings

Assesments, Case Histories

PDF     Creosote Release from Cut Piles 06/11
PDF     Creosote Timbers in Alaska 11/09
PDF     Creosote Posts - 50 Years After 01/08
PDF     Treated Wood Use in San Francisco Bay 06/04
PDF     PAH Migration from Creosote Railway Ties 06/04
PDF     Creosote Evaluation, Sooke Basin, Vancouver Island 12/98
PDF     Addendum, Creosote Evaluation, Sooke Basin 05/01
PDF     Impact of Treated Wood in Wetland Boardwalk 02/00
PDF     Assessment of Treated Timber Bridges 09/00
PDF     Treated Wood: Win-Win Situation
PDF     Choosing Treated Wood Saves $58,000
PDF     Case Study: Hatfield Marine Science Center

Preservatives and Aquatics

PDF     Best Management Practices Manual - 2012 edition 12/12
PDF     Leaching and Toxicity of CCA Products 03/12
PDF     Penta Aquatic Fate and Effects 05/07
PDF     Affects of Disolved Copper on Salmon, Aquatic Areas 12/04
PDF     Environment Response to ACZA Structures in the Northwest 01/04
PDF     Environment Response to Creosote Structures in Puget Sound 12/03
PDF     Risk Assessment for CCA-C, ACZA Treated Wood 04/03
PDF     Wash. Ferries Distroying Habitat With Creosote Removal 02/03
PDF     Creosote Pilings: Perception vs. Reality
PDF     Literature Review, Risk Assessment - ACZA + Addendum 01/07
PDF     Literature Review, Risk Assessment - CN 02/03
PDF     Literature Review, Risk Assessment - ACQ 12/01
PDF     Literature Review, Risk Assessment - Penta 02/98
PDF     Literature Review, Risk Assessment - Lotic 09/95
PDF     Literature Review, Risk Assessment - Creosote 04/95

Fire Retardants

PDF     Focus on Fire Retardant Treated Wood 12/05
PDF     Fire Tests for Fire Retardant Treated Wood 12/05

Disposal - California

PDF     Treated Wood Disposal in California: What You Need to Know 07/17
PDF     California SB 909 - Wood Waste Disposal 08/11
PDF     Summary - California Landfill Leachate Study 04/11
PDF     Full Report - California Landfill Leachate Study 04/11
PDF     California Water Resources Bd. - Landfills Accepting Wood Waste 05/07
PDF     Letter to California Landfill Owners 06/05
PDF     News Release - Treated Wood Disposal in California 11/04
PDF     Notice for California Retailers 11/04
PDF     California AB 1353 - Wood Waste Disposal 09/04
PDF     Release- 2004 California Landfill Leachate Study 04/04
PDF     Summary - 2004 California Landfill Leachate Study 04/04
PDF     Full Report - 2004 California Landfill Leachate Study 04/04
PDF     Disposal Cost for Treated Wood as Hazardous Waste 07/03
PDF     Table, Disposal Costs 07/03
PDF     Analysis: Disposal Cost for Treated Wood as Hazardous Waste 03/03
PDF     California EPA Study on Treated Wood Waste 01/96