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Author(s):Samples, Tom; Sorochan, John; Brosnan, James
Author Affiliation:The University of Tennessee
Title:Synthetic turf in the news
Column Name:Turf talk
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Source:Tennessee Turfgrass. December/January 2008, p. 26-28.
# of Pages:3
Publishing Information:Franklin, TN: Leading Edge Communications, LLC
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Safety; Chemical safety; Artificial turf; Lead; Lead chromate; Chemical toxicity; Exposure assessment; Athletic fields
Abstract/Contents:Discusses synthetic turf, reporting that "on June 18,2008, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention-Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (CDC)...issued an official health advisory concerning the potential exposure to lead in artificial turf." States that "after confirming that the artificial turf was the source of the lead, 12 artificial fields in [New Jersey] and several commercially available materials were tested. Results of these NJDHSS [New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services tests raised concerns about potentially high levels of lead in artificial turf used in fields and playgrounds."
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Samples, T., J. Sorochan, and J. Brosnan. 2008. Synthetic turf in the news. Tenn. Turfgrass. p. 26-28.
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