oil preservative

oil preservative

An oil-soluble chemical used to treat wood for protection against decay and insects. Also see creosote, pentachlorophenol.
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I use 0000 steel wool (factory coated with an oil preservative) degreased in hot, soapy water and dried with paper towels.
The first generation of nanotechnology-based food industry products, including synthetic food colorings, frying oil preservatives and packaging coated with antimicrobial agents, has quietly entered the market.