Saturday, May 31, 2008

Environment & Human Health Inc. study recommends moratorium on synthetic fields

Crumb rubber used as infill carries with it health risks that are numerous, including acute irritation of the lungs, skin, and eyes, and chronic irritation of the lung, skin, and eyes. Knowledge is somewhat limited about the effects of semi-volatile chemicals on the kidney, endocrine system, nervous system, cardio vascular system, immune system, developmental effects and the potential to induce cancers.
There are still data gaps that need to be filled in and additional studies are warranted. Click here.