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Wykabor 10 is an aqueous wood preservative based on disodium octaborate and benazalkonium chloride. Suitable for the eradication of common furniture beetle (Anobium punctatum) and other wood boring insects in building timbers. Also for the prevention of fungal decay in sound timbers following the removal of sources of moisture.
Wykabor 10 may also be used in conjunction with Wykabor 40 as past of an eradicant treatment against fungal decay.
All bats are protected under The Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981. Before treating any structure used by bats, consult English Nature, Scottish National Heritage, The Countryside Council for Wales or The Department of the Environment for Northern Ireland.
Ensure that all timbers to be treated adequately exposed and cleaned, (vacuum cleaning preferred). Any paint or varnish finishes or any severely damaged sapwood edges of timbers (‘frass’) should be removed prior to treatment where possible.
Remove thermal insulation in roof spaces (or roll up and completely cover) and do not reinstate until timbers are dry. Cover fitted insulation (lagging on pipes) with polythene and cover water storage tanks with heavy grade polythene to be left in-situ after treatment. Isolate electrical circuits in the treatment area during and for 8 hours after treatment and ensure that junction boxes tec. Are adequately protected against the ingress of the fluid. Remove or cover all foodstuff before application as well as fish tanks/bowls. Do not apply to surfaces on which food is prepared or stored.
Where applicable, notify occupants of adjoining properties before treatments commence. Display Safety Notices conspicuously during treatment and leave on site after treatment for at least 48 hours.
Fungal Decay – Wet Rot/Dry Rot
As (a) above plus – locate and rectify the source of dampness. Cut out all structurally unsound timbers and make repairs isolating timbers where possible from damp masonry etc. and ensuring adequate ventilation. For treatments of decayed timbers in-situ see the Wykabor 40 Technical Data Sheet.
- FOR USE ONLY AS A WOOD PRESERVATIVE (professional use only).
- HSE Approval Number 7324
- Manufactured under a quality system complying with BS EN ISO 9001 : 2008.
Further information and advice is freely available from the Wykamol Technical Department. For general guidance consult the HSE Guidance consult the HSE Guidance Note “Remedial Timber Treatment in Buildings” (HSE Books, ISBN 0-11-885987-0).
Product Code: WYK105LT / WYK1025LT
Pack Sizes: 5 Litres / 25 Litres