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Astroturf refutes concerns over safety of synthetic turf
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Jan '09
An article published on Dec. 18 by the Dallas bureau of the Associated Press has again raised questions about the safety of synthetic turf.

The story focuses on nylon turf fibers, and mirrors an identical scenario that played out in New Jersey over the spring and summer which prompted an inquiry by the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission.

On July 31, the CPSC concluded that based on materials testing and forensic toxicology, synthetic turf -- including the nylon variety in question -- poses no risk to human health under any reasonable circumstance. The Dec. 18 article did not mention the CPSC report.

All AstroTurf system fibers, including nylon RootZone fibers, have been tested and evaluated for safety and pose no risk to
the health of children or adults.

Every day throughout the U.S., children and youth, as well as collegiate and professional athletes, play football, soccer, field hockey, lacrosse and other sports on artificial turf.

Parents, coaches and kids alike deserve to be fully informed about the research and science behind the safety of the materials used in these fields to avoid causing undue alarm among the many families whose children use them with regularity.

Astroturf


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