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2. Hopey, Don: "Wood treatment linked to dangers" reprinted from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Jan 25, 1998 edition by Weather-Bos

3. Stilwell, D.E "Arsenic in Pressure Treated Wood"

4. Florida Center for Solid & Hazardous Waste Management

5. Australian National Occupational Health & Safety Commission, Uses:

6. What you need to know about Pesticides Used in Pressure-treated Wood. Connecticut Department of Public Health Division of Environmental Epidememiology and Occupational Health, July 1998

7. Scientific Committee on Toxicity, Ecotoxicity and the Environment (CSTEE)- Opinion on the Report by WS Atkins International Ltd. (vol. B) "Assessment of the risks to health and to the environment of arsenic in wood preservatives and of the effects of further restrictions on its marketing and use" expressed at the 5th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 15 September 1998, The European Commission Health and Consumer Protection

8. Stilwell, D.E., and K.D. Gorny. "Contamination of Soil with Copper, Chromiun, and Arsenic under Decks Built from Pressure treated Wood." Bulletin of Enviromental Contamination and Toxicology:8.1 (1997): 22-29.

9. All Decked Out. Consumer Report (June 1998)

10. Deck Treatment. Consumer Report (June 1999)

11. Peters, H.A., Croft, W.A., Woolson, E.A., Darcey, B.A. Olson, M.A. "Hematological, Dermal and Neuropsychological Disease From Burning And Power Sawing Chromium-Copper- Arsenic (CCA) -Treated Wood," Acta Pharmacologica et Toxicologica. Vol. 59, supp. Vii (1986). P.39-43 (NIOSHTIC 166635)

12. "Pressure-treated (Preserved) Wood and Wood Preservatives" is one of a series published in Issues 30 Oct 1991 produced by the Health Protection Branch of Health and Welfare Canada for the public, media, and special interest groups.

13. Spectrum Magazine, "Safe Alternative to Pressure Treated Wood"

14. Health News, "Consumer Action Alert," Biolife Nutritional Supplements, January 17, 1999

15. Lively, Ruth "Does Pressure- Treated Wood Belong In Your Garden?" Kitchen Garden Magazine, July 1998

16. "Pressure-Treated Wood: How Bad is it and What are the Alternatives?" Environmental Building News, Volume 2, Number 1, January/February 1993

17. "Wood preservatives Plan M-9401," Canada Plan Service, (n.d.)

18. Kaplan, Shelia and Morris, Jim "Kids at Risk," U.S. News Online June 19, 2000

19. Harris, M. Earth-Friendly Living, "Pressure-Treated Wood Gets Low Marks From Environmentalists," Environmental News Network, Thursday June 24, 1999

20. "Frequently Asked Questions," Exterior Wood - FAQ'S #1,

21. Conrad Wood Preserving Co., "Is Wolmanizing Wood Safe Around People, Plants, and Pets?" January 13, 2000,

22. Colbert,Yvonne, "Pressure Treated Wood, Buyer Beware!" September 22 1998

23. Stilwell, D.E. "Arsenic from CCA-Treated Wood Can be Reduced by Coating," Frontiers of Plant Science, the Connecticut Agricultural Station, New Haven Connecticut, Fall 1998

24. "Chromated Copper Arsenate," Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety. Document 00651.wpf, April 25, 1994

25. Goff, Kate, ed "New Technique to Dispose of Treated Wood Developed by University of Florida Researchers," at, August 18 2000{C893BED7-74F8-11D4-8C59-009027DE0829}

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28. Wagner, John D., "Decking Decisions," Today's Homeowner Magazine, July/August 1998

29. National Occupational Health and Safety Commission, "Publications: Sensitizers"

30. National Occupational Health and Safety Commission, "Publications: Long Term Effects"

31. National Occupational Health and Safety Commission, "Publications: Long Term Effects"

32. National Occupational Health and Safety Commission, "Publications": Metabolism and Excretion"

33. Safety Data Sheet for Chromated Copper Arsenate (CCA) received anonymously by mail. Copy provided by request to

34. "Tips on the Safe Use and Handling of Wolmanized Pressure-Treated Wood," Koppers-Hickson Canada Ltd., (undated)

35. "Material Safety Data Sheet/6-T," TRADE NAME: K-33 (c-50) Wood preservative, Timber Specialties, September 24 1993

36. "Material Safety Data Sheet/7-T," TRADE NAME: Timber Specialties Brand Pressure Treated Wood, Timber Specialties, September 24 1993