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