U.S. Agency Says Lead In Artificial Turf Poses No Safety Threat

August 1, 2008

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission released a report this past week stating that lead found in artificial turf poses no safety threat to children.Washington (ChattahBox) – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission released a report this past week stating that lead found in artificial turf poses no safety threat to children.

A few months ago, it was noted that lead in older artificial turf fields was at high levels, and could possibly pose a health risk to children.

Tests were later carried out to check on the amount of lead which is being emitted from the artificial turf.

They tested how much lead exposure could be handled by children, and ruled that the amounts of lead in the artificial fields did not pose any safety risk to the childrne.

They tested both new and older artificials fields for the study.


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