To be honest I've no idea if it's been banned or not, but if you use it,
who's going to make you take it off? Oh sorry Mr environmental council
geezer, I didn't know.
Just make sure you wear goggles if you use it, I splashed it in my eye when
I was at my first job after leaving school, and the stinging is
Since June 30th 2003 creosote has been withdrawn from sale to
householders. Stored creosote must not be used by householders and
should be disposed of safely and responsibly by 31st June 2004. The
change in law is due to its recently found cancerous properties
There is a hefty penalty for DIY use, but there is a hefty penalty for
most DIY things these days. Live dangerously!
Used to be, not that he ever smoked when applying it ( well not when we
were there as kids anyway!)
Funny thing is though, the fences are still standing today and no sign of
rot unlike mine using modern alternatives.
There are lots of things in life that are illegal, but does anyone really
bother ..... ? I know if my neighbour used it I for one wouldn't give a jot.
Mind you, I love the smell of it. Wife thinks I weird anyway
might as well quit smoking. (okay okay, i know I should), eating nuts and
peanut butter, and more so my regular thursday night south african
braaivleis (barbecue for you far away people)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carcinogen (sure! I had to look that word up)
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