Do not use pentachlorophenol-treated wood for farrowing or brooding facilities.
Do not use treated wood under circumstances where the preservative may become a component of
food or animal feed. Examples of such sites would be structures or containers for storing silage or
Do not use treated wood for cutting-boards or countertops.
Only treated wood that is visibly clean and free of surface residue should be used for patios, decks
Do not use treated wood for construction of those portions of beehives which may come into contact
with the honey.
Pentachlorophenol treated wood should not be used where it may come into direct or indirect con-
tact with public drinking water, except for uses involving incidental contact such as docks
Do not use pentachlorophenol-treated wood where it may come into direct or indirect contact with
drinking water for domestic animals or livestock, except for uses involving incidental contact such
as docks and bridges.
Dispose of treated wood by ordinary trash collection or burial. Treated wood should not be burned
in open fires or in stoves,.fireplaces or residential boilers because toxic chemicals may be produced
as part of the smoke and ashes. Treated wood from commercial or industrial use (e.g., construction
sites) may be burned only in commercial or industrial incinerators or boilers rated at 20 million
BTU/hour or greater heat input or its equivalent in accordance with state and Federal regulations.
Avoid inhalation of sawdust from treated wood. When sawing and machining treated wood, wear a
respirator. Whenever possible, these operations should be performed outdoors to avoid indoor ac-
cumulations of airborne sawdust from treated wood.
Avoid skin contact with pentachlorophenol-treated wood. When handling the treated wood, wear
work coveralls with long-sleeved shirts and long pants and use gloves impervious to the chemicals
(for example, gloves that are vinyl-coated)
When power-sawing and machining, wear goggles to protect eyes from flying particles.
After working with the wood, and before eating, drinking, and use of tobacco products, wash ex-
posed areas thoroughly.