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Health and environmental guidelines for selected timber treatment chemicals

Publication date:  June 1997
Publication reference number:  ME 240

Guidelines on the methods for identifying, assessing and managing sites contaminated with timber treatment chemicals.

Please note that the health risk-based soil acceptance criteria for arsenic, boron, chromium, copper and PCP contained in these guidelines are superseded by the soil contaminant standards under the National Environmental Standard for Assessing and Managing Contaminants in Soil to Protect Human Health (NES).

For more information on the NES, visit the National Environmental Standard for Assessing and Managing Contaminants in Soil to Protect Human Health web page.