But then word started seeping out that those CCA chemicals weren't so perfectly bound up after all, that some of them, in fact, migrated from the wood into the .
Pressure treated wood is now treated with Alkaline Copper (AC) and Quaternary Ammonium Compounds (ACQ). These compounds are much less toxic and .
The Consumer Product Safety Commission has not yet recommended that use of pressure–treated wood in consumer products be discontinued, but its tests .
Pressure treated lumber is right up there with the use of toxic pesticides in my mind even though the newer stuff has no arsenate. [quote]Today .
In fact, the toxicity of treated wood has nothing to do with its colour. Although the dangers of treated wood made headlines a few years ago,1 today's products are
Safety: Always wear gloves, eye protection and a dust mask (NIOSH N95) when handling wood. Due to preservatives in pressure treated wood, it should never .
Preservative-treated wood is typically pressure–treated, where the chemicals are. CCA is still available for shakes and shingles, permanent wood foundations, .