Why You Don't Want Your Contractor Using Coal Tar Sealer On Your Asphalt

POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS (AKA PAH'S) are a class of chemicals that occur naturally in coal, crude oil, and gasoline. Many sealcoats may contain harmful chemicals like coal tar pitch, a group 1 human carcinogen with PAHs. Most people know that exposure to the average product formula, while it is being applied, can be extremely toxic and dangerous. What many people don't know is the toxicity levels of PAHs and coal tar are then released into our air, ground and water. Long-term exposure to these toxins has been linked to health risks. The Pitch Black formula has been coal tar free and completely non-toxic, containing 0.00% PAHs since the beginning. Our number one goal is to make sure we protect our families. We care about our customers beyond the date of job completion so we only use Pitch Black Asphalt Emulsion Sealcoat.


Sealcoating is an easy and inexpensive way to help prevent damage to your asphalt surfaces. Not only does it prevent damage, it also improves the overall appearance of your asphalt driveway, commercial lot, residential roadway, etc. Once applied, your asphalt will have a more attractive, deeper black color. Choosing an asphalt emulsion sealcoat not only protects your asphalt but protects our precious land and those we love. Pitch Black Asphalt Emulsion Sealcoat has 0.00% PAHs. To find out more about PAHs and the harmful effects of toxic chemicals that may be getting applied on your asphalt, please click Learn More.

Why should you get sealcoating for your surfaces?

Why should you get sealcoating for your surfaces?

There are a lot of benefits to sealcoating your asphalt surfaces. By sealcoating, you can:

  • Lengthen the lifespan of your pavement
  • Make your pavement easier to clean and maintain
  • Help your pavement resist gasoline and motor oil stains
  • Fill in voids in the pavement
  • Make older pavement look like new

Contact us today to learn more about asphalt sealcoating.

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