Pine Tar

Pine Tar is known since ancient history for its capacity as a water repellent vapour barrier on wood and rope and for its gentle antiseptic effect. It has an empyreumatic odor and sharp taste. The chief constituents are volatile terpene oils, neutral oils of high boiling point and high solvency, resin and fatty acids. The proportion of these vary in the different grades of tar, also according to tree species and the part of the tree used, type of carbonization oven ect.

CAS: 8011-48-1
EINECS: 232-374-8
HS Code: 380700

  • used as surface treatment of wooden, shingle roofs, boats
  • used as treatment of horse hooves etc
  • used in construction material and special paints
  • used in the softening solvent in rubber industry
  • used as wood preservation
  • pharmaceuticals for stomach
  • soaps for hair care


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