ACS Borotreat 10P is a multipurpose powder concentrate for use as a wood preservative. It is a very effective fungicidal and insecticidal control treatment, which will also prevent re-infestation.
ACS Borotreat 10P is suitable for all wood, which is not in direct contact with the ground or exposed externally.
ACS Borotreat 10P is supplied in convenient pack sizes as 100% w/w Disodium octaborate tetrahydrate (Na2B8O13.4H2O) as the active ingredient. It is easily diluted with water and provides permanent protection, as the active ingredient does not break down.
This is product is for professional use only.
- Excellent internal preservative for the control of wood rotting fungi and wood destroying insects.
- Bat roost friendly.
- Approved under EU Biocides Products Regulations for use as a wood preservative.
- 1 hour re-entry time.
- Cost effective, clean and easy to handle.
- Odourless and non-flammable.
- Permanent protection as the active ingredient does not break down.
- Convenient pack sizes.
Directions for Use
Dilute ACS Borotreat 10P 1 in 9 with clean tap water to give a 10% active working solution*.
ACS Borotreat 10P is supplied in a convenient pack size of 0.5 kg to make 5 litres of diluted product.
Use an oversized bucket or container with the appropriate volume of clean tap water and add the corresponding amount of powder concentrate. Mix the powder into the water with a suitable paddle during addition and continue until it has completely dissolved. Use warm water if possible to help the powder to dissolve.
The working solution of ACS Borotreat 10P can be applied by brush, spray (microblower) or injection.
Use as a Wood Preservative
1. Clean all wooden surfaces using a brush or vacuum cleaner.
2. Cover electrical installations, water tanks, stored goods and isolate adjacent areas not requiring treatment.
3. Lift floorboards as required and clean out debris.
4. Treat all accessible areas with the working solution of ACS Borotreat 10P using brush or spray (microblower).
5. Under normal circumstances one coat will be sufficient but ensure that all accessible wood surfaces are thoroughly wetted out. Any surfaces that absorb solution rapidly should be sprayed again at the time.
6. Apply a second coat after one to eight hours where there is a severe fungal attack or woodworm infestation.
By Brush : 1 litre to 6 – 8 m² using a 10% solution.
By Coarse Spray : 1 litre to 4 – 6 m² using a 10% solution.
By Injection : Apply a 10% solution through 3mm diameter predrilled holes.
(* in some cases as a superficial treatment against Anobium punctatum apply a 4% solution at 4 m²/litre)
Shelf Life and Storage
Indefinite shelf life in unopened, sealed packs or containers.
Store in the original packaging, unopened or sealed in a dry, safe place.
Health & Safety
ACS Borotreat 10P is approved under the EU Biocides Product Regulations for use as directed. Authorisation Number: UK-2014-0872.
Refer to Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for the product.
Contains: 100% Disodium octaborate tetrahydrate.
Use only as a wood preservative. Keep away from children and always read the label.
ACS Wood Treatment Comparisons
|Timber Treat||Ecobor 44||Borotreat 10P|
|Description||Wood preservative||Wood treatment||Wood preservative|
|Active against||Decay fungi, Sap stain||Dry and Wet rot, Wood boring insects||Wood rotting fungi, Wood boring insects|
|Uses||Pre-treatment of external joinery, cladding, fascia, shutters, railings||Large timbers, joist ends, purlins, wall plates||Roof timbers, Internal joinery, Internal floorboards|
|Packaging||Ready to use liquid||Ready to use gel||Powder concentrate to be mixed with water|
|Number of coats||2 – 3||1||1 (2 for severe cases)|
|Coverage/litre||6 m²||1 – 2m²||4 – 8m²|
|Top coat required||Yes||Yes||–|
|Internal||No (but can be used on external facing surfaces eg inside of windows)||Yes||Yes|
|Top coat needed||–||No||No|
|Active ingredients||IPBC, Tebuconazole||DOT, BAC||DOT|
|Bat Friendly (TIN092)||Yes||No||No|
|Size||1, 2.5 and 5 Litre||2.5 and 5 Litre||0.5kg|
COPR: Control of Pesticides Regulations 1986
BPR: Biocidal Products Regulations
IPBC: Iodopropynyl Butyl Carbanate
DOT: Disodium Octaborate Tetrahydrate
BAC: Benzalkonium Chloride
TIN092: Natural England Technical Information Note TIN092