Category Archives: Nylon Yarn Fibers

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New Jersey School District States
Artificial Turf Field “Safe”

Title: New Jersey Turf Deemed Safe Issue: LOL – June 16, 2008 Author: Staff Even if the New Jersey fields had been unhealthy, school district facilities manager Bob Murray said the Scituate field was not made with lead chromate, the material that caused the New…


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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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Why “Lead” in Today’s Artificial Turf Yarns Can’t Harm You – Video of NYC Press Conference 5-05-08

Astroturf and General Sports Venue (GSV), their exclusive distributor here in the US, hosted the media at a press conference last week, May 5th, 2008, where they presented several industry experts and noted scientists who provided a detailed overview of the events leading up to…


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Artificial Turf Yarn Fibers – What is Nylon (PA)?

The real star of the plastics industry in the 1930s was “polyamide” (PA), far better known by its trade name nylon. Nylon was the first purely synthetic fiber, introduced by Du Pont Corporation at the 1939 World’s Fair in New York City. In 1927, Du…


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