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Calif AG Strikes Agreement To Limit Lead (Pb) in Artificial Turf Grass Yarn From Crystal Products, AstroTurf & SynLawn

“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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“Lead-Free” Artificial Turf Yarn Spin-Sell
Frustrating and Confusing

“Last year, it was all about too much lead in artificial turf and synthetic grass yarns and fibers.  This year – there’s too many synthetic grass installation and brand name solution vendors that are over-stating and using words like “lead-free” artificial grass and synthetic turf…


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CDC Publishes Preliminary Artificial Turf
Yarn Fiber Lead Test FACTSHEET

August 22, 2008 From the desk of Annie Costa Exec Director, ASGi There has been a great deal of confusion to what might be the appropriate test methods to use to determine the possible risks of lead in artificial grass fibers.       We asked the…


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