International Treaty Bans Pentachlorophenal, U.S. Continues Use on Utility Poles and Railroad Ties

Beyond Pesticides, May 18, 2015

Switzerland triggered the voting procedure the first in the history of the convention. Ninety-four countries voted in favor of global prohibition of pentachlorophenol; two opposed; and eight countries abstained.

http://www.beyondpesticides.org/dailynewsblog/?p=15659
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Arty turns 10 this summer.