NW100® Treated Wood Important Information

  • Do not burn treated wood.
  • Wear a dust mask and goggles when cutting or handling wood.
  • Wear gloves when working with wood.
  • Some preservative may migrate from the treated wood into soil/water or may dislodge from the treated wood surface upon contact with skin. Wash exposed skin areas thoroughly.
  • All sawdust and construction debris should be cleaned up and disposed of after construction.
  • Wash work clothes separately from other household clothing before reuse.
  • Treated wood should not be used where it may come into direct or indirect contact with drinking water, except for uses involving incidental contact such as fresh water docks.
  • Do not use treated wood under circumstances where the preservative may become a component of food, animal feed, or beehives.
  • Do not use treated wood as mulch.
  • Only treated wood that is visibly clean and free of surface residue should be used.
  • Use fasteners, hardware or any metal product as recommended by their manufacturer.
  • Do not use treated wood in direct contact with aluminum.
  • If the wood is to be used in an interior application and becomes wet during construction, it should be allowed to dry before being covered or enclosed.
  • Projects should be designed and installed in accordance with federal, provincial, and local building codes and ordinances governing construction in your area.
  • Residential users may dispose of treated wood scraps and cut offs by ordinary trash collection or burial. Commercial and industrial users of treated wood should dispose of treated wood scraps and cut offs in accordance with local, provincial and federal regulations.
  • For more information visit www.ptw-safetyinfo.ca