Specific Types of Wood Preservatives
There are many types of wood preservatives, each with different uses and risks. When selecting treated wood, make sure you select the proper wood for the job. Treated wood is sold with end-tags (see image) that identify the type of preservative(s) used on the wood. The resources below provide information on specific types of wood preservative chemicals and their risks.
- Acid Copper Chromate (ACC)
- Alkaline Copper Quaternary (ACQ)
- Bis-(N-cyclohexyldiazeniumdioxy)-copper (Cu-HDO)
- Chromated Copper Arsenate (CCA)
- Copper Azole (CA)
- Micronized Copper