What is Tanalith E treatment?

TANALITH E pressure treated timber is timber which has been impregnated with TANALITH E wood preservative under controlled conditions in a vacuum pressure timber impregnation plant. TANALITH E is a water based wood preservative that contains copper and proven organic biocides.

Is Tanalith E safe?

Harmful R20/21/22: Harmful by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed. Dangerous for the environment R50/53: Very toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.

Is Tanalised the same as treated?

Tanalised timber and pressure treated timber are actually exactly the same thing. They both refer to wood that has been specially treated with a mixture of chemicals to make the timber more durable and long lasting.

Is pressure treated and Tanalised the same thing?

Pressure Treated Timber, also known as tanalised timber, combats all of that in a way that is more than a lick of protective treatment. Pressure Treated Timber has been placed in a vacuum cylinder and put under extreme pressure to force the protective chemical preservatives right down into the wood.

What chemicals are in TANALITH E?

Tanalith® E is a waterbased wood preservative that contains copper and organic biocides (triazoles). When impregnated into the timber the preservative components bond with the wood structure and cannot easily be removed.

What is Tan E treatment?

Q. What is TANALISED® ECOWOOD? Tanalised® Ecowood™ is a range of treated wood products protected with unique timber preservatives incorporating copper and azole co-biocides as active constituents. It has been thoroughly tested in Australia and overseas and has excellent performance against decay and insect attack.

What does Tanalised mean?

TANALISED timber is timber which has been impregnated with TANALITH wood preservative under rigidly controlled conditions in a vacuum pressure timber impregnation plant.

Does Tanalised timber leach into soil?

Yes, apparently these do leach toxic chemicals into the surrounding soil. And plants are very good at absorbing heavy metals, especially leafy greens like vegetables.

What does fully Tanalised mean?

Tanalised timber is timber that has been pressure treated with a mixture of chemicals, to help protect it from all weathers. The treatment is done under pressure, forcing tanalith (the chemicals used to tanalise the timber) into every inch of the timber, to make sure it is all treated.

Is Tanalised timber waterproof?

It is important to remember that a Tanalised building is not waterproof, Tanalising stops the wood from rotting but it is NOT a waterproofing treatment, there are many suitable waterproofing products on the market both coloured and clear, we sell a very good product called Thorndown.

Is Tanalised wood waterproof?

Can I burn Tanalised wood?

“Timber treated with preservative should never be used as firewood in a woodburner, or even on a bonfire. “Tanalised timber releases toxic emissions into the atmosphere and produces toxic ash.