ANR Peer Reviewed Publications
Using CCA Preservative-Treated Lumber in Gardens and Landscaping
- Author(s): Quarles, Stephen L
- Kobzina, John W
- Geisel, Pamela M
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttps://doi.org/10.3733/ucanr.8128
Lumber that has been pressure-treated with chromated copper arsenate (CCA) resists decay and is commonly used in gardens and landscaping, but it does release a certain amount of its toxic chemicals into the environment. Learn how use this wood safely.