BRANDS USED ON WOOD PRODUCTS

TYPICAL IDENTIFICATION BRAND & KEY 1

 

 

ABCO

Treatment Plant Name

 

XX

Year of Treatment2

 

XXX xxx

Species of Timber and Preservative Treatment Type4

 

xx

Retention Level3

 

 

Preservative Treatment Type
Species

C-Creosote

DF-Douglas Fir

PA-Pentachlorophenol in Petroleum

SP-Southern (Yellow) Pine

PC-Pentachlorophenol in Lt. Hydrocarbon Solvent

JP-Jack Pine

Round Fence Posts ONLY

SZ-Ammoniacal Copper Zinc Arsenate (ACZA)

LP-Lodgepole Pine

SC-Chromated Copper Arsenate (CCA A)

NP-Red Pine

SJ-Chromated Copper Arsenate (CCA B)

WP-Ponderosa Pine

SK-Chromated Copper Arsenate (CCA C)

 

B-Copper Naphthenate in creosote

 

N-Copper Naphthenate in petroleum

 

 

Retention Level

Minimum Retention of Preservative

pcf

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Material and Usage

Creosote

Penta

Copper Napth.

ACZA

CCA

(SYP

only)

AWPA

Use Category

 

Lumber and Timber

AWPA U1

AWPA U1

AWPA U1

AWPA U1

AWPA U1

AWPA U1

 

PILES: Southern Yellow Pine

12 SYP

-

0.10

-

-

UC4C-E

 

Douglas Fir

17 DF

-

0.14

-

-

 

Post, Fence, Guide, Sign (Round)

-

0.4

0.055

0.4

0.4

UC4A-B

 

Post, Fence, Guide, Sign (Sawed)

10

0.5

0.06

0.4

0.4

UC4A-A

 

Post, Guardrail, Spacer Blocks (Sawed)

10

0.5

0.06

0.4

0.4

UC4A-A

 

 

1 This information may be placed on the material by heat branding, hammer stamping or metal tagged in any order. For material treated with waterborne preservatives, the identification mark may be ink stamped, provided the information is clearly visible and legible.

2 May also include month as in 10-04.

3 Retention shall be determined by assay. Place letter A after number.

4 Full names or abbreviations shown or trade names may be used for preservatives instead of the recommended standard symbol if desired.