Standard Swedish standard · SS-EN 118:2013

Wood preservatives - Determination of preventive action against Reticulitermes species (European termites) (Laboratory method)

Status: Valid

Scope
This European Standard specifies a method for the determination of the preventive action of a wood preservative against the Reticulitermes species of European termites ) when the preservative is applied as a surface treatment to wood. This method is applicable to: - water-insoluble chemicals which are being studied as active ingredients; - organic formulations, as supplied or as prepared in the laboratory by dilution of concentrates; - organic water-dispersible formulations as supplied or as prepared in the laboratory by dilution of concentrates; and - water soluble materials, for example salts. NOTE This method can be used in conjunction with an ageing procedure, for example EN 73 or EN 84.

Subjects

Wood-protecting chemicals (71.100.50)


Product information

Language: English

Written by: Beständighet, SIS/TK 182/AG 03

International title: Wood preservatives - Determination of preventive action against Reticulitermes species (European termites) (Laboratory method)

Article no: STD-100124

Edition: 2

Approved: 11/10/2013

No of pages: 28

Replaces: SS-EN 118:2005