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ISRI Announces
Recycled Rubber Safety Report Published

Review of the Human Health & Ecological Safety
of Exposure to Recycled Tire Rubber found at
Playgrounds and Synthetic Turf Fields

Report conclusion:

“No adverse human health or ecological health effects are likely to result from these beneficial reuses of tire materials.”(pg. iii)

The purpose of this report is to evaluate the health and ecological risks associated with the use of recycled tire rubber in consumer applications, particularly playgrounds and athletic fields. In doing so, a thorough review of available literature was conducted including studies from both advocates and opponents to the use of recycled tire materials.

Prepared for: Rubber Manufacturers Association,  Washington, DC
Prepared by: ChemRisk, Inc. – Pittsburgh, PA

For more information about recycled tire materials and how they are used, please visit the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) at or contact:

Jonathan Levy, Director
State and Local Programs
ISRI Government Relations

Click here to download a copy of the crumb rubber safety report

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