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California Artificial Turf Grass Rebates Reinstated After CPSC Announces "All Clear" RE: Synthetic Turf Safety

Original post and source: WATER: Artificial turf rebate reinstated Study dispels fears of lead contamination By BRADLEY J. FIKES – Staff Writer | Monday, August 4, 2008 6:12 PM PDT A rebate program for replacing natural lawns with artificial turf has been reinstated by…

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Why Test Artificial Turf For Lead?

What you should know about the composition of your artificial turf surface materials.  Material Content All yarn fiber materials have select specifications, if a finished surface has more than one fiber color, texture or type of yarn fiber, each should be listed on the following:…

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CPSC Finds Artificial Grass – Synthetic Turf Fields OK to Install, OK to Play On

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) staff today released its evaluation of various synthetic athletic fields. The evaluation concludes that young children are not at risk from exposure to lead in these fields. CPSC staff evaluation showed that newer fields had…

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Congressional negotiators agreed to ban toxins in children’s products

Law Makers Agree to Ban Toxins in Children’s Items Original source: Washington Post Congressional negotiators agreed yesterday to a ban on a family of toxins found in children’s products, handing a major victory to parents and health experts who have been clamoring for the government…

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