WP / “HSM”

Back to overview

WP / “HSM” is the abbreviation for wood preservative. In principle, wood preservatives can be differentiated into::

  • solvent-containing WP / HSM (active substances including PCP, lindane, DDT)
  • WP / HSM containing coal tar, e.g. tar oils (active substance: PAH)
  • water-soluble WP / HSM based on salts (with inorganic active substances: mercury, arsenic, boron, chrome, fluoride, copper, zinc)

LGA Institut für Umweltgeologie und Altlasten GmbH

Christian-Hessel-Str. 1
D-90427 Nürnberg

Phone:  +49 911 12076 100
Telefax:  +49 911 12076 110


Older articles