Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Wood Tar

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_12882

n (1857) A black, syruplike, viscous fluid that is a by-product of the destructive distillation of wood and is used in pitch, wood preserving oils, preservatives, an medicine.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA