Where is it Commonly Found?Wood treatment
What are its known health effects?
What are its suspected health effects?
Respiratory Toxicant (RTECS)
Additional Regulatory Information
In the late 1980s the purchase and use of pentachlorophenol was restricted in the United States, and the general public may no longer buy it
Does it Correspond With Any Green Building Credits?Living Building Challenge (1.2) - Prerequisite 5;
How is it Categorized?
What is it’s Origin?
Chlorinated hydrocarbon biocide, used as a defoliant, general herbicide, and as an ingredient of paints and stains designed to protect wooden structure is against termites, woodboring bees, and other insects.
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