Changes to permitted uses of creosote and creosote treated wood under BPR

Date published: 16 November 2022


Due to changes to EU Biocidal Products Regulations (BPR) the permitted uses for Creosote and Creosote treated wood will be changing in 2023.

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Creosote has been renewed as a biocidal product for use as a wood preservative. Conditions of use have been placed on the use of creosote and restrictions have been placed on what uses are permitted for creosote treated wood.

For information on the changes to the permitted uses for creosote please visit the HSE (GB) website at the link below:

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