1. Since Creosote is comprised of the mixture of many chemicals, there is no molecular formula for this substance. Created by the burning of beech and other woods coal, Creosote is known to be a variety of products. Such products include wood creosote, coal tar creosote, and coal tar pitch.
2. Wood Creosote is a colorless to yellowish greasy liquid with a smoky odor. This form of Creosote is used as a disinfectant, laxative, and cough medicine.
3. Coal tar creosote is a thick, amber to black color, oily liquid with a smoky odor and is used in medicines to treat skin diseases.
4. Eating and drinking food and water with high levels of Creosote may cause burning of the mouth and throat. Longer exposure to Creosote vapors may result in respiratory tract irritation.
5. Austin Air filters have a high capacity for this particular substance and will provide a good service adsorbing Creosote from the environment.