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EPA: Recycled Crumb Rubber Infill OK
for Use with Synthetic Turf Sports Fields

http://www.epa.gov/nerl/features/tire_crumbs.html The Use of Recycled Tire Materials on Playgrounds & Artificial Turf Fields http://www.asgi.us/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=775&message=6#post_name Posted: December 3, 2009 Downloadable Documents Download “A Scoping-Level Field Monitoring Study of Synthetic Turf Fields and Playgrounds” (pdf, 123pp, 7.2MB) Download a pdf file of the Tire Crumbs fact sheet.…


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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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Artificial Grass Sports Field Safety Study from EPA – Preliminary Details Say Surfaces are Safe

Preliminary results of a new study by the Environmental Protection Agency may contain good news for field operators. The raw data shows there is no inhalation danger to children who play on various types of artificial fields and play surfaces, according to the EPA. In…


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Artificial Grass – Synthetic Turf Sports Field Infill Study by EPA Due Out Soon

updated 4:42 a.m. PT, Thurs., June 4, 2009 Original Post at msnbc: [ http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/31099900//] SAN FRANCISCO – The federal government is reconsidering whether sports fields and playgrounds made from ground-up tires could harm children’s health after some Environmental Protection Agency scientists raised concerns, documents show.…


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