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A voluntary system to control the usage of wood preservatives in Austria
1993 - IRG/WP 93-50001-28
In 1991, approximately 8000 tons of solvent based and 1000 tons of mostly chromium containing water based preservatives were sold on the market annually. Already in 1959 the Austrian Wood Preservative Examination Committee (AWPEC) was founded. From the beginning, the aim was to achieve a quality control system for wood preservatives to protect both the end user of preservatives and the environment...
R Gr√ľndlinger, H Hofer