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Fact Sheet: Crumb-Rubber Infilled Synthetic Turf Athletic

2009-5-11  Fact Sheet: Crumb-Rubber Infilled Synthetic Turf Athletic Fields Author: New York State Department of Health Subject: Information of crumb-rubber infilled synthetic turf fields Keywords: crumb rubber, synthetic turf, artificial turf, athletic fields Created Date: 7/30/2008 3:33:30 PM

Fact Sheet: Crumb-Rubber Infilled Synthetic Turf Athletic

2013-4-8  There are several kinds of synthetic turf surfaces (e.g., surfaces that use a fill material (“infill”) between the blades of artificial grass and those that do not), and synthetic turf may be installed for different uses (e.g., single or multiple sport athletic fields, landscaping, golf applications). The focus of this fact sheet is athletic fields with crumb rubber infilled synthetic turf. This fact sheet was developed to assist people in making decisions about installing or using this kind of synthetic turf athletic field. Considerations related to other kinds of synthetic turf

FACT SHEET Crumb-Rubber Infilled Synthetic Turf Athletic

The focus of this fact sheet is athletic fields with crumb rubber infilled synthetic turf. This fact sheet was developed to assist people in making decisions about installing or using this kind of synthetic turf athletic field. Considerations related to other kinds of synthetic turf fields are not addressed in this fact sheet.

Crumb-Rubber Infilled Synthetic Turf Field Study Fact

2008-9-23  Crumb-Rubber Infilled Synthetic Turf Field Study Fact Sheet Overview of the Study The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is conducting a study due to recent public health and environmental concerns about exposure to chemicals found in the crumb rubber portion of synthetic turf

Synthetic Turf and Crumb Rubber Infill

2021-6-22  and the mechanism of exposures for each individual who utilizes the crumb rubber infilled playing surface differs (i.e. body weight, amount of crumb rubber infill ingested or taken in through dermal contact and inhalation). A study in 2012, Kim et al., described how the ingestion of crumb rubber infill resulted in increased exposure to

Synthetic Turf and Crumb Rubber :: Washington State

No, synthetic turf fields made with crumb rubber infill do contain chemicals that have been shown to cause cancer. However, what is critical to consider are the routes of exposure and potential dose someone receives. The available research suggests exposures from crumb rubber are very low and will not cause cancer among soccer players.

Crumb Rubber in Athletic Fields health.state.mn.us

2019-8-16  What is Crumb Rubber? Crumb rubber is created by shredding scrap tires or other rubber into small pellets. The steel and other fibers in scrap tires are removed in the manufacturing process. How is it used? Crumb rubber is used in a variety of products including playground and other sports surfacing, and rubber-modified asphalt. Crumb rubber used as a filler in synthetic turf fields helps

Synthetic Turf Fields, Crumb Rubber, and Alleged Cancer

2017-5-11  Most synthetic turf fields have crumb rubber interspersed among the simulated grass fibers to reduce athletic injuries by allowing users to turn and slide more readily as they play sports or exercise on the fields. Recently, the crumbs have been implicated in causing cancer in adolescents and young adults who use the fields, particularly lymphoma and primarily in soccer goalkeepers. This concern

Ideal Infill Solutions Turf-Infill

Turf Infill was started when we saw a gap in the synthetic turf infill market directly sourcing solely EPDM crumb for its clients and projects. We are based in North East where the forefront of rubber crumb toxicity made its name heard early in the 2000’s. Reports of disease and chemical leaching led us to pursue a sustainable, cost-effective route of operations where we knew we could make a lasting impact.

Synthetic Turf and Crumb Rubber Infill

2021-6-22  and the mechanism of exposures for each individual who utilizes the crumb rubber infilled playing surface differs (i.e. body weight, amount of crumb rubber infill ingested or taken in through dermal contact and inhalation). A study in 2012, Kim et al., described how the ingestion of crumb rubber infill resulted in increased exposure to

Synthetic Turf and Crumb Rubber :: Washington State

No, synthetic turf fields made with crumb rubber infill do contain chemicals that have been shown to cause cancer. However, what is critical to consider are the routes of exposure and potential dose someone receives. The available research suggests exposures from crumb rubber are very low and will not cause cancer among soccer players.

Overview of the Research on Crumb Rubber in Synthetic

2016-10-25  the crumb rubber may occur, however the degree of exposure is likely to be too small through ingestion, dermal or inhalation to increase the risk for any health effect.” Lim, L. and R. Walker An Assessment of Chemical Leaching, Releases to Air and Temperature at Crumb-Rubber Infilled Synthetic Turf

Alternative Infills for Synthetic Turf Gale Associates

2019-3-20  types and brands of synthetic athletic fields, except for some field-hockey fields, which still use knitted nylon carpet. In the fall of 2014, NBC television broadcasted a segment that proposed a link between the crumb rubber used in infilled synthetic turf fields and several soccer goalies who had contracted an uncommon type of lymphoma.

Synthetic Turf Fields, Crumb Rubber, and Alleged Cancer

2017-5-11  Most synthetic turf fields have crumb rubber interspersed among the simulated grass fibers to reduce athletic injuries by allowing users to turn and slide more readily as they play sports or exercise on the fields. Recently, the crumbs have been implicated in causing cancer in adolescents and young adults who use the fields, particularly lymphoma and primarily in soccer goalkeepers. This

Turf Wars: The Attack on Crumb Rubber Synthetic Turf

2015-12-14  backtracked from a general approval of crumb rubber in recent months. [7] An Assessment of Chemical Leaching, Releases to Air and Temperature at Crumb Rubber Infilled Synthetic Turf Fields, N.Y. State Dept. of Envir. Conservation (May 2009) and Air Quality Survey of

Evaluation of the Playing Surface Hardness of an Infilled

longer than traditional synthetic turf and can be filled with sand and crumb rubber (infill media). The objectives of this study were to evaluate the surface hardness of varying configurations of an infilled synthetic turf system called SofSport™ under wet and dry conditions. Specifically, we wanted to determine 1) the effect of underlying pad

(PDF) Heat risks associated with synthetic athletic fields

2019-4-24  An assessment of chemical leaching, releases to air and temperature at crumb-rubber infilled synthetic turf fields, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.

Evaluation of the Playing Surface Hardness of an Infilled

New configurations of synthetic turf, infilled systems, have been introduced into the market place. These infilled systems are comprised of vertical fibers that are much longer than traditional synthetic turf and can be filled with sand and crumb rubber (infill media). The objective of this study was to evaluate the surface

Evaluation of the Playing Surface Hardness of an Infilled

These infilled systems are comprised of vertical fibers that are much longer than traditional synthetic turf and can be filled with sand and crumb rubber (infill media).

Synthetic Turf and Crumb Rubber Infill

2021-6-22  and the mechanism of exposures for each individual who utilizes the crumb rubber infilled playing surface differs (i.e. body weight, amount of crumb rubber infill ingested or taken in through dermal contact and inhalation). A study in 2012, Kim et al., described how the ingestion of crumb rubber infill resulted in increased exposure to

Alternative Infills for Synthetic Turf Gale Associates

2019-3-20  types and brands of synthetic athletic fields, except for some field-hockey fields, which still use knitted nylon carpet. In the fall of 2014, NBC television broadcasted a segment that proposed a link between the crumb rubber used in infilled synthetic turf fields and several soccer goalies who had contracted an uncommon type of lymphoma.

FAQs: Crumb Rubber & Artificial Turf CEHN

2012-8-29  Artificial turf or ‘synthetic turf’ is made of plastic blades of grass, backing material to hold the blades, and infill (usually crumb rubber that helps support the blades). Crumb rubber infill is estimated to be about 90% of the weight of fields, thus forming the vast majority of the playing surface.

Alternative Infills for Synthetic Turf Fields

2021-7-22  standard crumb rubber Designed a new multi-purpose Thermo Plastic Elastomer Infilled synthetic turf, as well as a Brock shock pad to enhance player safety and shock attenuation, a waterborne structural spray on the track, permeable surfaces, and sustainable plantings.

Tire Crumb and Synthetic Turf Field Literature and Report

2019-5-2  An Assessment of Chemical Leaching, Releases to Air and Temperature at Crumb-Rubber Infilled Synthetic Turf Fields Lim L., Walker R. (2009). New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, New York State Department of Health. A Scoping-Level Field Monitoring Study of Synthetic Turf Fields and Playgrounds

Evaluation of the playing surface hardness of an infilled

These infilled systems are comprised of vertical fibers that are much longer than traditional synthetic turf and can be filled with sand and crumb rubber (infill media). The objective of this study was to evaluate the surface hardness of varying configurations of an infilled synthetic turf system called SofSport" under wet and dry conditions.

Evaluation of the Playing Surface Hardness of an Infilled

2020-2-13  New configurations of synthetic turf, infilled systems, have been introduced into the market place. These infilled systems are comprised of vertical fibers that are much longer than traditional synthetic turf and can be filled with sand and crumb rubber (infill media). The objective of this study was to evaluate the surface

(PDF) Heat risks associated with synthetic athletic fields

2019-4-24  An assessment of chemical leaching, releases to air and temperature at crumb-rubber infilled synthetic turf fields, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.

Is there any way to Figure 1. INFILLS TESTED cool

2011-6-20  Green rubber was marginally cooler (less than 10 degrees) than both black and tan rubber, but was still nearly 150° F. Both Ecofill (141.6° F) and TPE (136.4°) were cooler than all crumb rubber col-ors (black: 156.0° F, tan: 153.4° F, green: 147.9° F). While it is valuable to examine the influence of synthetic turf

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Box of 24 gels or 48 gels: 34g each gel shot CLIF SHOT Energy Gel provides quick energy to athletes while racing and training. With ingredients that are 90% organic and a thin consistency, get energized between breaths quick and easy. BENEFITS Fast-acting, easy-to-digest source of carbohydrates