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Chromated Copper Arsenate (CCA):
Safety and Precautions When Working With CCA Alternatives

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For information on the appropriate hardware to use with CCA alternative wood preservatives, please refer to the manufacturers' information below.

Industry Application Recommendations:

Handling and Disposal Recommendations

(1)ASTM-A153: Standard Specification for Zinc Coating (Hot-Dip) on Iron and Steel Hardware. ASTM A153 specifies a minimum of 1.0 oz/ft2 of zinc coating for hot-dip fasteners 3/8 inch and under in diameter, rivets, nails and similar articles and washers under 3/16 inch in thickness. It also specifies 1.25 oz/ft2 of zinc coating for hot-dip fasteners over 3/8 inch in diameter and similar articles, and washers 3/16 inch and ¼ inch thick.

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