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Industry Voluntarily Agrees to Reduce Lead in Artificial Turf Yarns, Set Standards

“The Synthetic Turf Council fully supports the efforts by the CPSC, EPA, and CDC to eliminate lead in all products where feasible,” says Rick Doyle, President of the Association.    “With this commitment, we are voluntarily agreeing to reduce lead levels in accordance with the…


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Artificial TURF MARKET: Relieved

By Michael McCarthy, USA TODAY Young children are “not at risk from exposure to lead” in artificial turf fields, according to a nationwide evaluation of the surfaces by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The evaluation, obtained by USA TODAY, is due out today.…


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Artificial Turf and Synthetic Grass Systems
Yarn Fiber Test Methods & Resources

Where can we find out more? The best source for information about the content of yarn fiber materials you would like to use in an upcoming artificial turf project or of an existing synthetic grass installation is your materials supplier. To review product information about…


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CEH States CPSC Artificial Turf Study Is Flawed – Not Enough Samples, Safe Harbor Benchmarks Too Low

CEHCA: Oakland, CA July 30, 2008 “The Center for Environmental Health is disappointed but not surprised that the CPSC has today released a flawed analysis of the dangers to children from artificial turf.” states Executive Director, Michael Green. The Oakland, California based watch-dog group is…


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