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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 (Pb) Limits for Artificial Grass and Synthetic Turf Standard Just Published

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…


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So Calif School District Says NO to Crumb Rubber Infill for Sports Fields

Two cities spurn crumb rubber in artificial turf

The renovated synthetic turf soccer field at Thomas Jefferson Park in Manhattan has an alternative infill solution. More than 10 different alternatives exist to crumb rubber solutions used as infill – some of these, used for sports fields, will replace crumb rubber and other require the use of additional resiliency pads under the field surfaces.


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Concerns On Crumb Rubber Use for Synthetic Turf-Artificial Grass Fields Countered by New York State DEC Study Released May 29, 2009

To those that felt the news would be NEGATIVE … the findings of this just released study may be a “surprise” …. ============================================= Study Finds Crumb Rubber Turf Poses No Significant Threat To Air or Water Quality – Tests Show No Health Concerns at Synthetic…


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