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Re: Alternatives for Pentachlorphenol Wood Preservative
- Subject: Re: Alternatives for Pentachlorphenol Wood Preservative
- From: Bob Fletcher <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Thu, 03 Jul 1997 11:30:21 -0500
- Organization: Roma Land Florist & Gifts//Safety Training Services
- References: <"001C833BBA2A615C*/c=us/admd= /prmd=Mainegovt/o=msmail/s=Moulton/g=Peter/i=T/"@MHS>
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Moulton, Peter T wrote:
> Dear P2Tech,
> Anybody out there know of substitutes for pentachlorophenol when it
> comes to utility poles?
> I am particularly interested in the names of utilities that have
> switched from pentachlorophenol to creosote (and vice-versa) or have
> switched from pentachlorophenol to chromated copper arsenate (the stuff
> that gives the green tinge to pressure treated lumber used for decks,
> etc.) (and vice-versa).
> Also I would like to talk to any companies you know of that were
> THINKING of switching, but decided not to.
> Information on any other alternatives, like fiberglass impregnation
> of rotten wood on docks (which I have heard of, but know very little
> about), would be appreciated also.
> Peter T. Moulton
> Division of Technical Services, Bureau of Remediation
> State of Maine Department of Environmental Protection
> State House Station #17
> Augusta, ME 04333
> tel. 207-287-8161 Fax. 207-287-7826
> case (upper or lower) does not matter on email addressThere is a company in Millington, TN that manufactures wood
preservative, they also work with utility companies to determine if
poles are serviceable and make inspections. Company name is Osmose,
sorry but I don't have a phone number. They may give you some
Good Luck, Bob Fletcher, CET, CHMM