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Synthetic Turf Council Statement to CPSC re: Lead Use In Artificial Turf Market

Abstract:   Dr. Eddy Bresnitz, Deputy Commissioner and State Epidemiologist, NJDHSS, said, “Available evidence suggests that there is no acute health risks due to use of artificial turf fields, and risks due to chronic and repeated exposure are unlikely.” The three NJ fields tested negative…


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California Sen Maldonado Synthetic Turf Bill Passes Senate

Our legislative contributor sent this notice along: ——————————— 05/12/2008 In SENATE. Read third time. Passed SENATE. Moves To ASSEMBLY. [end] ———————————– Notes: CALIFORNIA State Sen Abel Maldonado’s (R) amendment to SB1277 has passed the Senate and is now moving to the Assembly – it has…


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Lead in Artificial Turf Fibers Explained: An Industry Review

This slide show has been edited to remove the brand identify of the company that prepared this presentation several months ago. Download this 15 page PDF – Synthetic Turf & Lead – Explained.pdf


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Artificial Turf Lead Chromate Pigments – Findings Show Silica Encapsulation Blocks Lead Absorbtion

“Encapsulated lead chromate pigments do not release lead or chromium to the blood … Risks [normally] attributed to LEAD [toxicity] is dramatically reduce whenever encapsulated pigments are used.” Environment Toxicology and Chemistry, Vol 10, pp 1247-1253, 1991 – Silica Encapsulation Reduces Bio-availability – SETAC for…


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