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European Chemicals Agency Validates Safety of Crumb Rubber Used As Infill on Synthetic Turf Fields

(This is a condensed version of a DevonLive article published on June 7, 2019) A 3G synthetic grass pitch (third-generation, the latest artificial turf technology) is set to be laid MORE >

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The science is in – EPA, end the debate on turf safety

An Opinion Piece by Dan Bond, Art Dodge, and Rom Reddy – published by “The Hill” The Environmental Protection Agency has been tweaking what it bills a comprehensive investigation of MORE >

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Information Packet To Know The Facts About Recycled Rubber Infill Released

Since 1990, there have been more 90 technical studies and reports, conducted by leading universities, toxicologists, and government agencies, that have delved into various health and human safety questions relating MORE >

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State of Connecticut Department of Health Affirms Its Position That Outdoor Artificial Turf Fields Do Not Represent An Elevated Health Risk

The Connecticut Department of Public Health sent a letter to Local Health Departments and Districts updating them regarding the news story that has circulated since last spring regarding potential cancer MORE >

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Washington State study finds no increased cancer on turf fields

Investigation of Reported Cancer among Soccer Players in Washington State In 2009, the University of Washington women’s associate head soccer coach became concerned that several soccer goalies had developed blood MORE >

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Synthetic Turf Fields, Crumb Rubber, and Concerns about Cancer

Archie Bleyer, MD* In addition to a significant number of prior studies in the U.S. and Europe that do not identify any reason for concern around playing on synthetic turf MORE >

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Consider the Science

A toxicologist with nearly two decades of experience in human health-risk assessment wrote a letter to the editor in Martha’s Vineyard MV Times saying it’s his belief that an EHHI report doesn’t MORE >

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STC Endorses New Video “The Truth about Artificial Turf and Crumb Rubber”

The video is available at this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pVZSVhyMv-A&feature=youtu.be Today, the Recycled Rubber Council and Safe Fields Alliance released an educational video that has addressed the concerns parents and government agencies have MORE >

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Synthetic Turf Cancer Risk Tiny Compared To More Sedentary Lifestyle Alternative

By Dr. Wendy LeBolt, Physiologist & Soccer Coach, Featured Columnist for SOCCER WIRE It happened again, this time at my high school reunion. A former softball teammate pulled me aside, MORE >

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Appeals Court Upholds Environmental Study Of Artificial Turf At Golden Gate Soccer Fields

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A state appeals court in San Francisco has rejected a Sierra Club challenge to an environmental study of new artificial-turf soccer fields now being constructed at MORE >


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