What it contains

Copper chrome arsenate (CCA) is a wood preservative that is fixed into timber and used to protect wood from rotting, fungi and insects, and resist leaching. This fact sheet provides information about collection and disposal of CCA-treated timber ash after a fire, and protecting your health when collecting ash from CCA-treated timber.
Publication number
Air; Air Quality Monitoring; Contaminated environments; Fact sheet; Land
Number of pages
Release date
20 December 2018

Reviewed 11 November 2019