BRANDS USED ON WOOD PRODUCTS

TYPICAL IDENTIFICATION BRAND & KEY 1

 

 

Preservative Treatment Type

C-Creosote

PA-Pentachlorophenol in Petroleum

PC-Pentachlorophenol in Lt. Hydrocarbon Solvent

SZ-Ammoniacal Copper Zinc Arsenate (ACZA)

SC-Chromated Copper Arsenate (CCA A)

SJ-Chromated Copper Arsenate (CCA B)

SK-Chromated Copper Arsenate (CCA C)

B-Copper Naphthenate in creosote

N-Copper Naphthenate in petroleum

 

Species

DF-Douglas Fir

SP-Southern (Yellow) Pine

JP-Jack Pine (Round Fence Posts ONLY)

LP-Lodgepole Pine (Round Fence Posts ONLY)

NP-Red Pine (Round Fence Posts ONLY)

WP-Ponderosa Pine (Round Fence Posts ONLY)

 

Retention Level

Minimum Retention of Preservative

pcf (Kg/m3)

 

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 (192) SYP

-

0.10 (1.6)

-

-

UC4C-E

Douglas Fir

17 (272) DF

-

0.14 (2.2)

-

-

Post, Fence, Guide, Sign (Round)

-

0.4 (6.4)

0.055 (0.88)

0.4 (6.4)

0.4 (6.4)

UC4A-B

Post, Fence, Guide, Sign (Sawed)

-

0.5 (8.0)

0.060 (0.96)

0.4 (6.4)

0.4 (6.4)

UC4A-A-4.3

Post, Guardrail, Spacer Blocks (Sawed)

-

0.6 (9.6)

0.075 (1.2)

0.5 (8.0)

0.5 (8.0)

UC4A-A-4.3

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.