Design Aids

LOSP Safe Handling and Storage

Light Organic Solvent-borne Preservatives (LOSP’s) are preservatives that contain combinations of fungicides and insecticides for timbers used in internal and external situations. All of these preservative components are incorporated in a solvent carrier such as white spirit.

This information sheet, published by the New Zealand Timber Industry Federation, is designed to inform treaters, prenailers, merchants and builders of correct procedures for handling and storing LOSP treated timber.

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