Pressure treated wood

I've just finished building a 4'x12' picnic table of 2x8, 10 & 12" PT (ACQ) lumber. I would like to stain it, but it's still quite damp with the chemicals. How long should I wait before applying stain? TIA
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Do you like eating food off of chemical laden wood? Just something to think about when food comes in direct contact with it.
As for the stain, I'd wait a couple of months at best. Perhaps it will give some protection from the chemicals in the wood.
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Actually, we normally use cups, glasses and plates. :-)

Sounds reasonable. What made me ask is that the wood actually 'bled' moisture when drilled and compressed by the bolts for assembly.
Thanx for the reply.
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