Business / Construction / Preservative: Any pesticide substance that, for a reasonable length of time, will prevent the action of wood-destroying fungi, insect borers, and similar destructive agents when the wood has been properly coated or impregnated with it. Normally an arsenic derivative. Chromated Copper Arsenate (CCA) is an example.

Water-Repellent Preservative

Business / Construction / Water-Repellent Preservative: A liquid applied to wood to give the wood water repellant properties MORE


Business / Real Estate / Formaldehyde: A colorless, pungent, and irritating gas, used chiefly as a disinfectant and preservative and in synthesizing other compounds like resins. MORE

Salicylic Acid

Health / Vitamins / Salicylic Acid: Organic carboxylic acid with crystalline configuration also known as Beta Hydroxy Acid (BHA), used as a food preservative, but also in the treatment of eczema due to its properties of dissolving layer MORE