Re: NANFA-- Above ground pond
Fri, 26 Mar 2004 16:17:25 EST

In a message dated 3/26/04 2:56:03 PM Eastern Standard Time, writes:

> The threat from Pressure Treated wood is more in a class with things like
> asbestos. The threat isn't to the occasional user with brief contact, its
> for the manufacturer and the installers who use it day in day out. There
> "Brown Fields" throughout or nation which can never be used again for any
> purpose because of their past exposure to these chemicals. But I wouldn't
> worry about incidental contact.
This may be off topic but it is important, you can get chemical pneumonia
from sawing up lots of pressure treated wood. It happened to me so wear a mask if
you are going to saw more than a couple pieces.

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