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Technical Data Sheet
Fungicidal and Insecticidal Wood Preservative
PROTIM* 418 is a solvent based wood preservative
Uptake varies according to wood species, the
containing two fungicides and an insecticide.
condition of timber treated and the application method used. Approximately 10-25 litres/m3 may be
Protim 418 is highly effective against wood destroying
expected. Contact Osmose for further information.
insects, such as the Common Furniture Beetle and wet and dry rot fungi.
Drying of Freshly Treated Wood
Protim 418 does not contain water and does not cause
Treated wood must be held until surfaces are dry within a bunded area on a site which is maintained
warping, twisting of timber or affect wood dimensions.
to prevent loss of treatment product to the
Protim 418 preserved wood is suitable for roof timbers,
timber framing, carcassing, and internal and exte rnal
Treated timber will dry naturally, but to minimise the
timber projects that are above damp-proof course /
drying period, tightly bound packs should be
ground level. For use on wood out of ground contact or
stickered and then allowed to stand in a well-
out of surface water contact. Timbers exposed to
weathering should be given the additional protection of a well-maintained surface finish.
Timber which still has preservative liquid on its surfaces, or within a pack, must not be despatched.
Protim 418 is suitable for all types of timber and is non-corrosive to metals.
PACKAGING and STORAGE
Protim 418 is supplied ready-for-use and must not be
Supplied in 200 litre drums, IBC, or by bulk tanker.
diluted. It is applied to timber in an industrial, controlled,
Must only be kept in original packaging. Keep
vacuum pressure impregnation treatment process or by
container tightly closed. Keep in a safe place. Store
closed immersion. For use only as a wood preservative
in a cool, well-ventilated area. Keep away from food,
drink and animal feeding stuffs. Keep out of the reach of children. The floor of the storage room must be impermeable to prevent the escape of liquids.
PROTIM 418 PRESERVED WOOD
Protim 418 preserved wood has been preserved by
the correct application of Protim 418 wood
preservative in an industrial, controlled treatment
process using vacuum pressure impregnation or
RECOMMENDATIONS FOR USE
closed immersion, and then allowed to dry.
Protim 418 preserved wood is protected against wood rotting fungi and wood destroying insects.
The timber to be preserved shall be clean and dry to allow penetration of the liquid and not decayed by fungi
See the “User’s Guide to Protim 418 Treated
Timber” for additional and important information.
Wood-working (e.g. planing, profiling) should be carried
out before treatment. At the time of treatment the
Timber treated with Protim 418 is non-corrosive to
timber moisture content must be below the fibre
metals and so can be used in association with
saturation point (approximately 28% m/m) and should
be at the moisture content appropriate for the end use of the preserved timber.
If you desire to apply a paint, stain, clear water repellent or other finish to your preservative treated
wood, we recommend following the manufacturer’s instructions and label of the finishing product. We
Protim 418 should be applied using a low pressure
recommend that you apply the finishing product to
vacuum impregnation plant operated, in accordance
a small test area before finishing the entire project
with the Osmose Plant Operations Manual, to give an
to ensure that it provides the intended result, before
appropriate level of uptake and penetration into the
Wash splashes from eyes and skin immediately with water. Wash hands and exposed skin before meals
Preserved timbers which are no longer usable such as
cut ends, broken boards, sawdust, or treated timber material taken out of service, may be disposed of in
Do not contaminate watercourses or ground.
landfills or burned in commercial or industrial
incinerators or boilers in accordance with national and
materials (including sawdust) and the empty
local regulations. For up-to-date information please
container safely using a method approved by the
contact the Technical Services Department.
See the product label and the Safety Data Sheet for further information.
Handling Precautions – Freshly Treated Wood
Very toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term
If freshly treated timber is visibly wet with the
adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
preservative, then impervious clothing such as
Harmful: May cause lung damage if swallowed.
impervious gauntlets, impervious footwear and an
If swallowed, do not induce vomiting: seek medical
impervious apron should be worn when handling the
advice immediately and show the container or label.
Keep away from sources of ignition – No smoking.
Wash splashes from eyes and skin immediately with
water. Do not eat, drink or smoke whilst handling freshly treated timber. Wash hands and exposed
In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with
skin before eating, drinking, smoking and after work.
plenty of water and seek medical advice.
Protect cuts and abrasions by means of a
After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of
Wear suitable protective clothing and gloves.
Safety Data Sheet available for professional user on request.
Protim 418 is approved by the UK Health and Safety Executive
Regulations 1986 (as amended), for use as directed.
HSE No. 6466.
Use only in accordance with the
directions on the label. The approval holder and marketing company in the UK is Protim Solignum
The handling and safety precautions shown on the
Protim 418 product label must be understood and
tebuconazole and permethrin. May produce an
followed. Use only as a wood preservative and as
allergic reaction. Use wood preservatives safely.
described on the label. The product is supplied ready
Always read the label and product information
The (COSHH) Control of Substances Hazardous to
Protim 418 treated wood products are produced by
Health Regulations 2002 may apply to the use of this
independently owned and operated wood preserving
product at work. Engineering control of operator
exposure must be used where reasonably practicable in addition to the following items of personal protective
equipment. However, engineering controls may replace
technologies for the treatment, protection and
personal protective equipment if a COSHH assessment
enhancement of timber. Information and advice is
shows they provide an equal or higher standard of
available on all aspects of our products from the
Wear suitable protective clothing (coveralls), and
For more information visit www.osmose-europe.com
gauntlets and eye protection when using the product
and during maintenance of treatment equipment. Avoid excessive contamination of coveralls and launder
Avoid direct contact with the substance. Ensure there
*Osmose and PROTIM are registered trademarks of Protim
is sufficient ventilation of the area. Avoid the formation
Solignum Ltd. Protim Solignum Ltd trades as Osmose. An
or spread of mists in the air. Do not breathe aerosol.
Protect cuts and abrasions by means of a waterproof
dressing. When using, do not eat, drink or smoke.
PROTIM SOLIGNUM LTD
Fieldhouse Lane, Marlow, Bucks SL7 1LS Tel: +44 (0) 1628 486644 Fax: +44 (0) 1628 476757
Registered Office as above. Registered in England 3037845
Protim Solignum Limited’s products are sold subject to its standard Terms and Conditions of Sale, copies of which may be obtained on request. Whilst Protim Solignum endeavours to ensure that any advice, recommendation, specification or information it may give is accurate and correct, it cannot, because it has no direct or continuous control over where or how its products are applied, accept any liability either directly or indirectly arising from the use of its products, whether or not in accordance with any advice, specification, recommendation or information given by it save as specifically provided by its Terms and Conditions of Sale.
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