Safety of Wood Preservatives
Health and Safety
PermaPine Tanalised® roundwood is safe to use and handle. This has been assessed and confirmed by the Environmental Risk Management Authority of New Zealand.
• PermaPine recommend washing of hands before eating or smoking after handling treated wood product.
PermaPine recommend use of dust masks when cutting or machining treated timber products.
• Do not burn offcuts and left over pieces in confined spaces in home heating, for
cooking food or in pasture where livestock may ingest ash.
• Treated offcuts can generally be disposed of in landfills. If unsure check with your local landfill
prior to disposal.
• Treated sawdust peel or shavings should not be used as garden mulch or animal litter or bedding