Process Name

Burning Arsenic-Treated Wood

Description

ACA (ammoniacal copper arsenate) and CCA (chromated copper arsenate) have been used as wood preservatives. Wooden roofing shingles are usually treated with CCA (1% copper oxide, 47% chromium oxide, and 14% arsenic pentoxide). [Kanerva, p. 1091]

Category

Burn

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