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Artificial Turf Lead Survey
Published By CPSC, End of Summer

  Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) spokesman Scott Wolfson stated yesterday that a national survey of 50 artificial turf fields undertaken because of concern about lead levels in the fields’ fibers in Newark and Hoboken (CT) will not be complete until late this summer (2008).…


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CDC recommends lead
testing on some turf fields

By ANGELA DELLI SANTI, Associated Press Writer Thu Jun 19, 7:51 PM ET New Jersey epidemiologist Dr. Eddy Bresnitz said the lead levels were not high enough to cause poisoning in people who play on the fields … TRENTON, N.J. :  Federal Centers for Disease…


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Artificial Turf, Lead & SBR Crumb Rubber Issues: “Playing Catch-up on Synthetic Fields”

Home International SportsNotes Playing Catch-up on Synthetic Fields May 13, 2008 Posted by Pam Sherratt & John R. Street Since the start of maintaining grass for amenity purposes, turf managers and scientists alike have dealt with issues concerning the effect that turf management has on…


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Artificial Turf Installer Association Encouraged By Demands for CPSC & EPA Assessment of Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

The CPSC & EPA announced their participation in assessments of the claims of risks using artificial turf yarns due to high lead content. To spite what appears to be negative attention from federal agencies, the market is confident & business is good! “ASGi is embracing…


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