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Timber containing arsenic wood preserver

edited August 2014 in Design
The Treehouse Guide - Timber containing arsenic wood preserver

Chromated copper arsenate (CCA) has been commonly used to preserve wood used for building materials for many years. Other preservatives containing inorganic arsenic include ACA and ACZA. Arsenic is a heavy metal which can build up in the system over time and cause several types of cancer, severe neurological damage and death in high doses.

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