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Media Contacts: Tresa Banks PhibroWood, LLC (229) 364.2681 [email protected]

Doug Trautman Greenguard Environmental Institute (678) 392-7289 [email protected]


SUSTAINTM MCATM Technology is Awarded GREENGUARD Certification and GREENGUARD for Children & SchoolsSM from the GREENGUARD Environmental Institute

Ridgefield Park, NJ (February 6, 2009) ­ PhibroWood, LLC, - The Wood Protection ExpertsTM, and GREENGUARD Environmental Institute, a leading not for profit third-party environmental certification services and standards development company, announces that SUSTAINTM wood preservative with MCATM Technology is an environmentally certified building product. Unlike other wood preservatives, the MCATM preservative system in SUSTAINTM treated wood contains fully micronized copper plus tebuconazole (an organic fungicide) dispersed in water. The SUSTAINTM environmentally advanced MCATM formulation meets the criteria for the highest level of GREENGUARD Certification, qualifying for the GREENGUARD Children and SchoolsSM certification standard! The SUSTAINTM wood preservative system offers significant environmental and performance benefits to consumers of treated wood including: Proven preservative performance against attack from fungal decay and termites including Formosan termites in above ground, ground contact, fresh water immersion and salt water splash zone applications Superior preservative permanence Lower volatile organic compounds (VOC's) Enhanced performance in contact with metal fasteners Acceptable for use in direct contact with aluminum SUSTAINTM wood preservative with MCATM Technology is listed in the ICC-ES Report number ICC ESR2325 and meets all applicable model building codes for the following applications: Above ground Ground contact Fresh water immersion Salt water splash zone Critical structural applications in ground contact

For more information about SUSTAINTM preserved wood, visit us at

U.S. Patent Numbers 7,238,654, 7,426,948. Other patents pending in the U.S. and other countries.


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