Research, safety and the future of artificial turf Recent announcements have once again put synthetic field systems in the spotlight. Perhaps the most assertive comments were made by Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) president Joseph S. Blatter on a German TV show, “Inside…
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*** PROP 65 UPDATE! ***
judgment is specific to the following named defendants -
however – it is a milestone agreement that the California
AGs office intends to enforce, market wide with ALL partners
in the chain of supply.
Doing business in California ….
and READ this to
understand what standards, in California,under PROP 65
MUST BE MET to avoid future legal action and liability! It
has extended language that covers INFILL, ADHESIVES AND
OTHER COMPONENTS OF ARTIFICIAL GRASS SYSTEM SOLUTIONS.
Calif AG Strikes Agreement To Limit Lead (Pb) in Artificial Turf Grass Yarn From Crystal Products, AstroTurf & SynLawn
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“Today’s agreement with AstroTurf sets a strong standard for other companies who have not yet agreed to eliminate lead risks to children from turf,” said CEH Executive Director Michael Green. “Lead is a stunningly toxic chemical that has no place in playing fields for children. We applaud the Attorney General, the LA City Attorney, the Solano County DA and AstroTurf for this accord to protect California’s children.”
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ASGI UPDATE: July 28, 2009 ASTM Publishes New Standard for Lead (Pb) In Synthetic Turf Fibers and Finished Yarns It’s official and you can purchase your own license of the newly published ASTM standard online at the ASTM website here: ($32 for individual license) http://www.astm.org/Standards/F2765.htm…