Home Health Best practices for environmental health : environmental pollution, protection, quality and sustainability
Chromated Copper Arsenic
Chromated copper arsenic is a chemical used in manufacturing wood products to resist decay and rot. The wood products are used for outdoor decking and children’s play sets. The chemical is highly toxic and a human carcinogen. The products are no longer available for homes and other types of uses, however there may be a considerable amount of the products still in use in various parts of the country.
Best Practices for Eliminating Chromated Copper Arsenic
Combustion pollutants may be gases or particles, usually carbon monoxide, nitrogen dioxide, and particulates, and are created by burning organic materials in a variety of chambers including furnaces, fireplaces, ranges, and ovens. They are also produced by water heaters and clothing dryers.
Best Practices for Controlling Combustion Pollutants
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