Category Archives: PE & PP Yarn Fibers

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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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3 Fieldturf Artificial Turf Fields
Closed Due to Lead Concerns
Officials Waiting For CPSC Assessment Results

Artificial turf fields closed pending further testing – Northern Valley Regional High School District awaits test results from “someone in authority” “The ongoing debate about the potential health hazard from lead in artificial turf fields, particularly to children, has ensnared the industry’s biggest player: FieldTurf…


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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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Lead in New PE and PP Yarn Fibers – No Different Than Lead Found in New Nylon Yarns

Dyes, Coatings, Pigments and Colorants come from all sorts of sources and have been used in our world for thousands of years. Vegetable juices, native ore (iron) and even exotic materials such as the remains of ground and pressed insects have been used, with varying…


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